• Short Summary

    Large crowds gather in Westminster to see wedding over Lord Inverdale to Miss Olive Sainsbury.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Smart society wedding of Lord Inverclyde and Miss Olive Sainsbury at Saint Margaret's, Westminster".


    M/S of policemen on horseback clearing crowd out of road. M/S of Lord Inverclyde (John Alan Burns) and Olive walking out of church entrance, arm in arm. The vicar drapes Olive's long train over her arm. Scots pipers wait on either side of door, page boys and lots of bridesmaids follow the happy couple.

    Out takes / cuts start at 01:06:47. High angled shot of happy couple, pipers and all their attendants walking past crowds. M/S of Rolls Royce car driving past crowd. We see a policeman on horseback shooing crowd out of road. More shots of couple making way through crowd to car - there are lots of press photographers, including one in flying helmet and goggles. Some shots of crowd (mainly women) running to look over fence as car arrives.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:57:00 / 01:10:05:00
    G 1349

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The wedding took place on 23 November 1926. (They divorced two years later).

    Lord Inverclyde was John Alan Burns, 4th Baron Inverclyde of Castle Wemyss.

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