• Short Summary

    Tommy Steele marries Ann Donoughue in London. British stars attend.

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    Item title reads - Tommy Steele wedding.

    St. Patrick's church, Soho Square, London.

    M/S of the groom's car arriving outside church. Colin Hicks, the best man, gets out followed by his brother Tommy Steele, who walks towards camera waving to crowd. C/U Tommy Steele looking at camera, he gives the thumbs up sign to the cameraman. Various shots as policemen have to hold the huge crowds back. C/U two girls yelling and trying to push their way past policemen. M/S Harry Fowler arriving with his wife, followed by Andrew Ray with his wife. M/S Sidney James and his wife, he smiles. C/U Hattie Jacques arriving with her husband John Le Mesurier, she waves to camera.

    M/S of the bride's car arriving outside the church. M/S as bride Ann Donoughue is helped out of the car. M/S police holding back crowd. M/S bride being escorted into church by her father. Elevated shot of crowd. Various shots of Tommy and Ann at the altar with Father Bebb. Tommy takes the ring and places it on Ann's finger (not seen clearly). M/S congregation. M/S as Tommy and Ann kneel to pray. C/U congregation. Tommy and Ann walk towards camera into vestry. Exterior shots of crowds. L/S Tommy and Ann walking towards camera and into vestry. Exterior shots of crowds. L/S Tommy and Ann on steps of church. C/U policeman trying to hold back crowds. M/S small boy trying to push his way between two policemen. M/S Tommy and Ann on steps of church, they kiss. The couple walk towards their car. C/U policemen holding back the crowd. M/S as car moves away. M/S sign 'Savoy'. M/S couple cutting cake inside. M/S Jimmy Edwards chatting to guests. M/S guests eating and drinking. M/S Sid James and Eric Sykes with their wives drinking a toast. C/U as Tommy and Ann laugh and kiss then look at camera and smile.

    Cataloguer's note: there is a shorter mute colour version of this item.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:15:00 / 01:08:36:00

Comments (2)

  1. Unknown user says

    Harry Fowler's wife's name is Kay.

    Andrew Ray's wife is Susan.

    "Anne Donoghue" should read Ann Donoghue. (7 subsequent mentions of Anne also need changing).

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  2. Unknown user says

    Thanks, we've corrected Ann's name.

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