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  • Short Summary

    Traditional wedding ceremony in the Black Forest in Germany.

  • Description

    Story about an elaborate wedding in traditional costume in the Black Forest in Germany.

    L/S of a parade in a snowy street. Women wear elaborate traditional costume. People stand at the sides of the road to watch. Men carry what look like white trees. M/S of a band playing in the street. The bride waits for the groom at this wedding. A man with a large beard and wears a dark suit and hat in the centre of the picture - perhaps he is the vicar? The groom arrives and shakes hands with his bride.

    "Ready for the fatal words - " C/U of the not-so-happy couple. She is smiling but he isn't! He eventually cracks a smile when his bride says something to him. "Fortified!" The bride and groom are given glasses and they chink them against others' glasses. They toast each other and take a sip.

    Was item in Eve's Film Review issue 430.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1164.23
    Media URN:
    40244
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:57:00 / 01:39:34:00
    Canister:
    EP 112

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