• Short Summary

    Thousands of honeymoon couples on Jersey - all rushed there to marry before the Budget!

  • Description

    Title reads: "Newly Weds beat Tax".

    Jersey, Channel Islands.

    C/U honeymoon couple kissing and walking up the beach, followed by other couples. Panning shot crowd of honeymoon couples walking up the beach to their hotel.

    C/U honeymoon couple kissing in the street, pan to lonely single man walking past and looking enviously at them kissing. M/S small group of honeymoon couples having their photos taken. C/U lonely single girl walking towards camera, the lonely man grabs her arm and takes her inside the register office. Interior. C/U "Registry for Marriage" sign. C/U the single man and girl leaving leaving registry office a happily married couple! They kiss.

    Panning shot crowd of recently married couples at the Honeymoon Ball. Various C/Us two couples cutting "Happy Holiday" wedding cake. C/U hands taking away glasses of champagne from tray. M/S couples being toasted C/U formerly lonely man with his new bride coming through hotel door, he shows his marriage licence to the doorman. M/S crowd of married couple .

    C/U couples leaving ballroom, each bride and groom is presented with a souvenir. C/U formerly lonely man with his new bride receiving their bedroom key, pan as they walk up the stairs arm in arm - saucy!

    According to narrator marrying before the Budget saves the couples £35, it's become a tradition that many of them go to Jersey.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:36:00 / 01:15:57:00

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