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    This is version 2 of 2 - item identical to 818.08.

    Item title reads - The Wedding. Dense crowds throng streets for hours to see marriage of Duke of Westminster and Miss Loelia Ponsonby. London.

    L/S of crowds pushing forwards and jostling, M/S of a mounted policeman pushing them back. M/S as a car draws up and guests get out.

    Intertitle - 'Mr Winston Churchill was among the distinguished guests.' M/S of Winston Churchill stood outside the church. M/S as he gets out of the car and walks into the church. M/S as the bride and groom emerge after the wedding and climb into the car, she is wearing a fur trimmed satin dress. The car drives off, everyone takes pictures. L/S as they drive away. M/S of the bride and groom, they look to be on a railway station.

    Intertitle - 'The Duke pilots his bride by speedboat to -' M/S as they get in the boat and set off.

    Intertitle - '- his luxurious 'Honeymoon' yacht, the "Cutty Sark." L/S of the yacht, the speedboat arrives and they go onboard, the crew welcomes them. Various shots of the couple onboard.

    Cuts - similar footage to cut story. M/S as the bride walks into church. Various shots of guests and photographers, and bride and groom leaving church. Various shots of the yacht and party onboard.

    Note: there is another with item with the same title and footage on *PM0818*.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:15:00 / 01:29:07:00
    G 1688
    Sort Number:
    G 1688
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    Chanel2 Hugh Grosvenor, 2nd Duke of Westminster
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