• Short Summary

    Weddings of prominent people in Uganda and Russia.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Two top weddings.

    L/S Prime Minister's lodge at Kampala. M/S groom Ugandan Prime Minister Dr. Milton Obote and bride Miss Miria Kalule posing with rest of wedding party. L/S crowd outside, police keep order. M/S couple getting in car. L/S motorcade on way to Lugogo stadium. High angle shot of large crowds. L/S 4 tier wedding cake. Various shots of the wedding party at top table. L/S other guests.

    Intertitle - 'Moscow' (Russia). C/U as the bride and groom walk into the Palace of Weddings. They are cosmonauts Andrian Nikolayev and Valentina Tereshkova. C/U bride and groom. M/S guests watching. M/S as bride signs register. C/U woman watching. Various shots as the bride and groom exchange rings. M/S guests watching. C/U as the couple kiss. L/S guests gathered. M/S bride and groom walking along. C/U as Yuri Gagarin hands the couple glasses of champagne for a toast. M/S of the toast. M/S guests gathered in the House of Receptions. C/U Premier Nikita Khrushchev making a toast to the couple. M/S guests applauding. C/U couple at table, they kiss. M/S guests dancing. Pan up bride and groom dancing.

    M/S as they walk down steps of aeroplane on their arrival in New Delhi for their honeymoon. With them are cosmonaut Colonel Valery Bykovsky and his wife. Various shots of officials waiting to receive them. Various shots of crowds gathered. M/S garlands of flowers. Various shots of the couple walking along and being received by Mrs Indira Gandhi on behalf of her father Premier Nehru. M/S crowds. M/S couple. L/S crowds listening to Prime Minister Jawaharial Nehru speaking on platform. M/S Nehru with couple sat behind. C/U couple. M/S couple stood up applauding.

    Cataloguer's note: alternative spellings: Khruschev, Krushchev, Kruschev.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:43:00 / 01:58:50:00

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