• Short Summary

    Firemen give their colleague a good greeting - they pull the happy couple in a fire engine.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Westcliff. 'The Fireman's Wedding'. Fellow members of Rayleigh Fire Brigade drag decorated Fire Engine as bridal coach, after wedding of Mr H Harvey and Miss M Dwyer."

    Westcliff, (probably Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex)

    The bride and groom walk out of Church and under an archway formed by uniformed firemen holding their axes in the air. A photographer halts them under the arch to take their picture.

    C/U Mr Harvey and Mrs Harvey (nee Miss Dwyer) standing under the firemen's arch.

    High angle shot. The couple are showered with confetti as they walk off.

    They climb aboard a fire engine. A member of the boy scouts rings the bell.

    The fire engine, which is decorated with a white ribbon, is pulled along the streets by firemen. The are from the fire brigade of Rayleigh Urban District Council. A bridesmaid is perched on the side of the fire engine.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

    Combined Print exists in tin.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    687.28
    Media URN:
    5242
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:05:00 / 01:34:15:00
    Canister:
    32/88

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