• Short Summary

    Caterers finishing the royal wedding cake.

  • Description

    Title for this item is missing - paperwork states that this item belongs to the NEWS IN A NUTSHELL collection - which is broken apart.

    THE ROYAL WEDDING CAKE

    Unknown, probably London.

    Three men placing layer on top of a layer on top of a layer of magnificently ornate white cake - it is wedding cake of prince George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece. Cake is extremely high (9 feet) and has bouquet of flowers on top. More shots of the great looking cake.

    Wedding cake was made by McVitie and Price.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    803.39
    Media URN:
    10230
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:36:00 / 01:52:16:00
    Canister:
    34/94

Comments (1)

  1. Master Royal Icer C Flinn says

    The Cake was created by McVitie and Price (Edinburgh). The main cake decorator was Secundo Pietro Borella (there person on the ladders in the final shot). An article confirming this information can be found The London New 27th October 1934

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