• Short Summary

    The wedding of the Duke of Kent to Katherine Worsley. York Minster.

  • Description

    Colour.

    Wedding of the Duke of Kent to Miss Katherine Worsley at York Minster.

    L/S York Minster. M/S people laying on pavement. M/S two girls cooking sausages. C/U Sausages. C/U pan down women laying under blanket pan down to pair of men's feet. C/U people seated on the pavement. C/U girl drinking. M/S group playing cards. L/S man selling Union Jack. L/S Hovingham Hall, pan the car carrying Katharine Worsley leaving the hall. M/S guests arriving at the Minster. C/U pan Douglas Fairbanks arriving C/U Noel Coward arriving. M/S pan the bride's mother arriving. M/S Mountbatten. M/S Duke and Duchess of Gloucester arriving.

    L/S of the Duke of Kent (Prince Edward) arriving at the South door. L/S interior Procession including Duke and Duchess of Gloucester Princess Margaret and Anthony Armstrong-Jones headed by the Duke of Gerona, the Princess Royal and the Count of Barcelona. L/S the Queen Mother and Queen Victoria of Spain. L/S Duke of Kent and his brother Prince Michael as best man. L/S the Duchess of Kent and Princess Alexandra arriving. C/U Prince Michael and Duke. C/U Princess Alexandra, and the Duchess of Kent. C/U Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain and the Queen Mother.

    L/S Queen's guard arriving C/U Tony Armstrong Jones and Princess Margaret. L/S exterior the Minster. L/S the royal car arriving. L/S crowd cheering. M/S as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles and the Duke as they enter the Minster. L/S fanfare being sounded. L/S the Duke, the Queen and Prince Charles walking towards seats. L/S the Choir. L/S as the Queen and Duke go to their seats. L/S pan as the Bride's car drives up to the Minster. L/S the car stopping outside the Minster. M/S as Miss Worsley is helped from the car.

    M/S as Miss Worsley adjusts her veil. C/U Miss Worsley, Back view as she enters the Minster. M/S the Queen Mother, Prince Charles and Duke of Kent. C/U the Queen looking up the aisle waiting for the bride L/S elevated as the bride walks down the aisle accompanied by her father Sir William Worsley. M/S the royal party stand up. L/S elevated as Miss Worsley and her father near the altar. L/S pan as they walk towards the altar. L/S bridesmaids following. L/S as Miss Worsley and her father walk towards the Archbishop of York. L/S Miss Sandra Butter and Princess Anne walking.

    L/S as the brides and groom are at the foot stools and Princess Anne walks forward and takes the bride's bouquet. L/S the Minster interior (Natural sound). L/S as the bride and groom stand up. M/S three bridesmaids sitting in front of the choir. L/S guests seated. C/U Tony Armstrong Jones and Princess Margaret. M/S two page boys and bridesmaids sitting in front of the choir. L/S elevated as the bride and bridegroom walk away from the altar. Miss Worsley curtseys and the Duke bows to the Queen. C/U the Queen Mother watching as they go down the aisle. L/S the bride and groom walking up the aisle followed by bridesmaids and pages. C/U the bride and groom as they walk up the aisle. L/S as the bride and groom leave the Minster under an arch of swords. L/S as they wait for their car to draw up.

    L/S as Miss Worsley is helped into the car. C/U Bride sitting in the car and a lady bundling her dress in. L/S as the Duke walks round the car and gets in. M/S the bride and groom sitting in the car as it drives away. L/S as the cars come down the road from the Minster amid cheering crowds. L/S crowds cheering.

    L/S pan as the car drives on its way past cheering crowds to Hovingham Hall, nurse waving amongst the crowd. L/S pan as the car arrives at the entrance to Hovingham Hall. M/S children cheering and waving their Union Jacks. L/S as the bride is helped from the car followed by the Duke of Kent and they walk towards the entrance to the Hall. M/S crowd. L/S as the bride and groom wave to the crowds and then enter the Hall. M/S pan bridesmaids following the bride and groom into the hall, one of the bridesmaids nearly trips over the carpet. L/S in the grounds of the hall as the couple walk between rows of children.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1726.18
    Media URN:
    53604
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:10:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:22:00 / 01:51:38:00
    Canister:
    61/47

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