• Short Summary

    Footage of couple who get married in lions cage in the United States of America.

  • Description

    United States of America.

    Titles read: "STARTING WELL ! - Meet a couple who believe in starting married life in the midst of danger and excitement - in a lion's den ! - It happened of course, in America."

    M/S of young couple walking inside lions cage to be married. M/S of large crowd watching. M/S of registrar inside cage marrying couple. He says "If anyone should show just cause why they may not lawfully be joined together, let them now speak"- suddenly a lion is heard roaring loudly. L/S of crowd cheering after ceremony. M/S of couple in cage posing for cameras with numerous lions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1598.21
    Media URN:
    50957
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:16:00 / 01:44:23:00
    Canister:
    PSP 760

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This event is likely to show the wedding of Ethel Stack and Theodore Stradling in Doylestown, U.S.A, on 1 October 1932.

    A small news article from the era about the ceremony can be viewed here........

    http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1955&dat=19321002&id=A2MhAA
    AAIBAJ&sjid=1IcFAAAAIBAJ&pg=34
    50,214484

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