• Short Summary

    Duke & Duchess of Windsor - Birdman leaps from plane - Wedding of Hirohito's daughter.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People In The News"

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Duke of Windsor (previously King Edward VIII) and Duchess of Windsor (previously Mrs Wallis Simpson) talking to the press as they board the liner ship 'Queen Mary' to sail to Europe.

    Berne, Switzerland. Swiss 'Birdman' Rudolf Boehlen leaps from a plane to demonstrate his wing shaped parachute system.

    SV Boehlen on ground demonstrating opening of wings. SV Nose of aircraft, engine turning over. M. Back view birdman walking towards plane. SV Birdman lying on ramp in doorway of aircraft. SV Plane taking off. MV Aircraft in flight. Birdman falls out and opens wings, glides quickly to earth. SV Birdman lying on ground, pan to four men looking on. VS Birdman lying on ground.

    Tokyo, Japan. Japan's Emperor's daughter weds a commoner.

    SV Towards, Princess Kazuko entering bridegroom's house for wedding. SV Bridegroom, Toshmichi Takatsukasa. MV Towards Emperor Hirohito entering house. SV Pan Hirohito, followed by woman. SV Pan Shinto priest. SV Bride and bridegroom. MV Emperor Hirohito, followed by woman, walking downstairs, Bride and bridegroom at bottom of stairs.

    (F.G.) (Orig.G.) Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1470.03
    Media URN:
    47963
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:55:00 / 01:04:24:00
    Canister:
    50/44

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