• Short Summary

    Patriotic documentary showing the wedding of Princess Margaret and crowds of well-wishers.

  • Description

    A documentary about the marriage of Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones. Continued

    The coach sets off. The bridesmaids get into a following car. Various shots of the procession and crowds. Approach to Buckingham Palace. Interior of Buckingham Palace as the wedding party returns. "A house which everybody knows but few have seen inside." Royal guests arrive. High angle shot of crowds surging forwards to the gates of the palace. The royal couple come out on to the balcony. L/S of the Royal Yacht Britannia in the Port of London. M/S of the happy couple boarding launch to take them to the yacht. Small group of dock workers watch them leave. Tower Bridge opens to allow the yacht through. Well wishers wave. Royal Yacht goes under the bridge.

    Commentary spoken by: Michael Redgrave and written by John Pudney. Music arranged and conducted by Muir Mathieson. Filmed by Pathe cameramen. Editing - Cliff Boote and Charles Chart. Sound recording - George Newberry. Production Manager - Terry Hunter. Associate Producer - Lionel Hoare. Produced by Terry Ashwood. Technicolor.

    Note: strident patriotic voiceover throughout: "Sing a song of London, London's pride, splendour" etc. etc. Swelling, gloriously expansive music.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1213.03
    Media URN:
    70375
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:07:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:24:00 / 01:21:25:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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