• Short Summary

    Duke and Duchess of Gloucester depart for honeymoon from St. Pancras station.

  • Description

    No title. Wedding of Prince Henry to Lady Alice Scott (Duke and Duchess of Gloucester).

    London.

    Various shots of bridesmaids and important wedding guests walking out on to forecourt of Buckingham Palace. Amongst bridesmaids are Princess Margaret and Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II).

    Spacing until 01:06:04.

    Good panning shot of Duke and Duchess of Gloucester in horse drawn carriage. They wave at crowd. They have changed out of wedding costumes as they are about to depart on honeymoon from St. Pancras station. L/S of Queen Mary waving from on Buckingham Palace balcony. Various shots of Duke and Duchess of Gloucester in carriage passing cheering crowds.

    We see happy couple getting out of carriage by platform at St. Pancras. Footmen open door of carriage, a shower of rose petals flutter to floor for Duchess to walk on. Various shots of Duke and Duchess shaking hands with railway officials and saying farewells to close friends and relations waiting on platform (none of Royal family appear to be present). We see Royal train pull out of station.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    843.07
    Media URN:
    12212
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:40:00 / 01:07:57:00
    Canister:
    35/89

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