• Short Summary

    Wedding of Princess Margaret and footage of the happy couple leaving for their honeymoon.

  • Description

    Short version of the documentary about the marriage of Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones.

    Interior of Westminster Abbey, London. Bride and groom are standing at the altar. Bridesmaids stand behind. The Archbishop of Canterbury gives his blessing. Various shots of the wedding ceremony and of the congregation. The couple move into the Chapel of Edward the Confessor to sign the register followed by Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mother and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Also the Countess of Ross and Mr Ronald Armstrong-Jones, the groom's parents.

    C/U of the happy couple walking through the Abbey's covered walkway and into the royal carriage. C/U of crowds waving small Union Jacks. The royal carriage is driven through the streets. C/U of cheering girls waving flags.

    Royal Yacht Britannia in the Port of London. The royal couple board a launch to take them to the Royal Yacht. A group of dock workers watch the royals leaving. Princess Margaret waves. Launch draws up alongside the Yacht. London Bridge opens and the yacht sails through.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1837.01
    Media URN:
    71169
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:02:45:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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