• Short Summary

    Chimney sweep John Lewis brings luck at wedding of Ken Morris and Doris Alvarez.

  • Description

    Sweep at wedding.

    Chimney sweep is symbol of good luck at wedding. St. James's church, Lancaster Gate, London.

    Various shots of chimney sweep John Lewis with brushes over his shoulder, he walks along the street and arrives at the church. He takes a pair of white gloves from an envelope and puts them on. Dissolve to various shots of the wedding party outside the church. M/S of the bride and groom, Doris Alvarez and Ken Morris (from Charlie Chester's show), they emerge and John shakes hands with them. People throw confetti over them as they get into the car. Camera pans from crowd to sweep who takes gloves off, collects brushes and walks away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1245.04
    Media URN:
    34057
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:21:00 / 01:07:50:00
    Canister:
    NP 181

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