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    Material relating to newsreel story - "The Royal Wedding" - 60/38.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "The Royal Wedding" - 60/38.

    M/S guests filing in and sitting down, L/S altar. M/S Robert Menzies, Dr. Nkrumah and Mr Diefenbaker. M/S Harold Macmillan. M/S other guests waiting in Abbey. M/S as Anthony Armstrong-Jones and Dr. Roger Gilliatt walk to the front and sit down. C/U of them. M/S royal family entering with other dignitaries. M/S Queen Mother and Prince Charles. Various shots as the family make their way to their seats. M/S of them waiting for the bride. C/U Anthony looking on. M/S Queen Mother and Queen Elizabeth. M/S band playing. M/S as the camera pans down to show Princess Margaret entering with Prince Philip. L/S guests curtseying and bowing as she passes, M/S as Anthony joins her. C/U Margaret talking to Prince Philip who is looking behind.

    M/S clergy including Archbishop of Canterbury, and Eric Symes, Dean of Westminster. M/S of the couple standing before the clergy. C/U Archbishop. Various shots of the guests and ceremony. M/S Queen praying. M/S as clergy and couple make their way up to the high altar. M/S Queen Mother and Prince Philip. Various shots of others praying including Harold Macmillan. L/S high altar. Good M/S of Queen Mother and Prince Charles. Various shots of others praying. L/S as they go into the vestry to sign the register. M/S band playing. M/S Princess Alexandra, the Duke of Kent and the Duchess of Kent. They walk down steps afterwards, people curtsey as they pass. M/S Queen and Prince Philip followed by the Queen Mother and Princes Charles.

    M/S guests arriving. M/S's of Anthony's mother and father. C/U Anthony turning around and chatting to people behind him as he waits. He stands up as royals come in and take their place. M/S Queen and Queen Mother waiting, they stand up. C/U Anthony. Various shots of clergy. L/S as Margaret arrives at altar. Various shots of the service.

    Cataloguer's note: this selected original is continued on *PM1678*.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:22:00 / 02:03:30:00
    60/38 J (Selected Originals)

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