• Short Summary

    Marriage of Duke of Northumberland to Lady Elizabeth Douglas-Scott at Westminster Abbey.

  • Description

    Wedding of Lady Elizabeth Montagu Douglas-Scott to Hugh Algernon Percy, Duke of Northumberland at Westminster Abbey, London.

    C/U of newspaper headline: "Thousands Break Cordon at Abbey Wedding".

    Various shots of Duchess of Kent (aka Princess Marina) alighting from car (wearing new osprey hat). She shakes hands with man in naval uniform. M/S of Queen Mary alighting from car, she is greeted by the Dean of Westminster. M/S of Royal family (King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret) alighting from car and being greeted by clergy.

    Panning M/S of crowds jostling, all good humoured. Policemen with linked arms try to hold them back. C/U of bride arriving at the Abbey and entering. Various shots of crowds breaking cordon and surging across road. M/S of bride and groom (Duke and Duchess of Northumberland) leaving church and posing for cameras. M/S of page boy in Scottish kilt and bridesmaid. C/U of happy couple.

    Albury, Surrey.

    Various shots of crowd of men dragging bridal car with ropes to Duke's stately home. A row of servants stands to attention by entrance to mansion.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1402.06
    Media URN:
    45626
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:09:00 / 01:31:24:00
    Canister:
    46/48

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