• Short Summary

    King Baudouin of Belgium marries Dona Fabiola in Brussels.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Royal wedding.

    King Baudouin marries Dona Fabiola in Brussels, Belgium.

    M/S car driving out of the royal palace with King Baudouin and his bride Dona Fabiola after the civil ceremony. Various shots of the procession. L/S bride waving. L/S crowds waving. L/S collegiate church of St. Gudule. L/S and M/S Anthony Armstrong-Jones and Princess Margaret going up the steps into the church. M/S Queen Juliana of the Netherlands arriving, she waves. L/S church. M/S Baudouin and Dona on steps looking affectionately at each other, they turn to go into the church.

    Low angle shot of church. L/S interior, pan down to the couple walking up the aisle. Various shots as they arrive at the altar. C/U bride kneeling in her fur trimmed wedding dress. C/U King. M/S as he puts the ring on her finger, the ceremony is conducted by the Venerable Cardinal Van Roey. L/S guests. M/S bride praying at altar. M/S as the couple walk down aisle under arch of swords. M/S couple on steps outside, she waves with both arms outstretched. L/S people applauding and cheering. M/S of the couple in the car driving off. M/S Princess Margaret emerging. L/S car driving through streets, people cheer and wave. M/S couple on balcony, they wave. M/S as they link arms and clasp hands.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:57:00 / 01:15:38:00

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