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    Two trapeze artists get hitched - cuts for Colour Pictorial story on CP 249.

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    Unedited material ("cuts", "rushes" or "out takes") from the Colour Pictorial story "Trapeze Wedding" from CP 249.

    C/U of a peg in the ground to which ropes are attached. Short M/S of woman looking up into the sky. L/S of a groovy Bedford Van painted red and blue. A bare chested man and the woman seen earlier lift all kinds of poles and ropes out of the van and lay them on the ground. They are constructing a trapeze. M/S of man knocking a peg into the ground. C/U of the peg as it is hammered in. C/U of the woman as she fits all the pieces of the trapeze together. They work together to put up the trapeze. L/S of the man sitting on top of a high pole as pieces are lifted up to him by means of a pulley. C/U of the girl hauling on rope. The trapeze takes shape.

    M/S of wedding guests standing beside a wedding cake. C/U of the cake. There is a cake decoration of a girl standing on a trapeze. Various C/Us of the wedding party drinking glasses of red wine and laughing. The bride kisses an older man (her father). C/U of the groom looking at the cake. The bride and groom admire the cake. The top layer of the cake is taken up a step ladder to a platform. The layers are taken up one by one.

    C/U of the bridesmaids - one is very goofy. C/U of two middle aged women guests. Various C/Us of the wedding party smiling and laughing. Various shots of men turning cranks. Guests look up at the top of the trapeze. High angle shot of the crowd at the bottom of the trapeze looking up and waving. Some of the guests applaud. C/U of girl looking through binoculars.

    Low angle of woman wearing a wedding dress climbing up to the trapeze. The groom follows. L/S of the couple at the top of the trapeze. M/S of the couple sitting on trapeze swings cutting their cake. Closer shot of them cutting the cake. They wave at the camera. They kiss. The bride hangs upside down from the trapeze.

    The couple both hang upside down on the trapeze and kiss. The groom hangs from the trapeze swing by his teeth. He does a few twirls. Low angle of the bride making her way down from the trapeze. She smiles. She jumps down and smiles at the camera. Wedding guests look on. The groom comes down from the trapeze and embraces his wife.

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    Colour pictorials cuts out takes
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:46:00 / 01:54:03:00
    CP 249 Cuts

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