• Short Summary

    Royal Wedding in Athens of Princess Sophia of Greece and Don Juan Carlos of Spain.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Royal Wedding".

    Wedding of Princess Sophia of Greece and Don Juan Carlos of Spain, Athens, Greece.

    L/S Athens. L/S Greek royal guard (Evzones) marching towards camera. M/S royal palace. L/S Princess Sophia coming out of palace and getting into carriage. L/S guards in front of crowds. M/S smiling Princess seated in coach with her father. L/S crowd cheering.

    L/S procession coming towards camera. Panning shot coach coming along route. L/S crowd. L/S Princess Grace (film star Grace Kelly) and Prince Rainier of Monaco arriving at church. L/S guards. L/S bride's mother Queen Frederica arriving. M/S Athens with Acropolis in the background. L/S royal carriage arriving at Greek church. Various shots Princess entering church and people watching. L/S church.

    Interior of church. L/S service in progress. M/S Princess and groom. M/S congregation. M/S as bride's father, King Paul, crossing two crowns above the happy couples' heads. L/S ministers in church. L/S bride and groom walk down aisle, petals fall from roof.

    Exterior. L/S crowd. Panning shot as Prince and Princess come out of the church and waving to crowds. L/S as Princess gets into carriage, the bridesmaids lift her train after her (including Princess Alexandra). L/S guard coming to attention. Panning shot Royal Coach moving away from the church, the Princess is waving a handkerchief from the window.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:26:00 / 01:55:18:00

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