• Short Summary

    Lavish wedding of Shah of Iran to Farah Dibah.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Shah's Wedding".

    Teheran (aka Tehran), Persia (now Iran).

    Various night shots of marble palace bathed in light. Angle shot of the ceiling and chandeliers in the "Hall of Mirrors" where the Shah will be married. Tracking shot of a wall in the lavish Hall.

    Various shots of Shah, in military uniform, walking up steps and into Hall. Various shots of Shah's young bride, Farah Dibah, walking up steps surrounded by small army of bridesmaids. Farah wears gown by Christian Dior - very glam!

    C/U of elaborate ceiling decorations. C/U of the Shah and his bride posing with guests. Angle shot: the Shah and his bride posing with guests. C/U of chandelier. M/S the Shah and Farah Dibah going into the wedding reception. Exterior: fireworks being set off in the Palace grounds. Interior: various shots of extravagant wedding banquet, the Shah and his new wife sit on thrones at head of table.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1705.26
    Media URN:
    53012
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:18:00 / 01:48:58:00
    Canister:
    59/103

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