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  • Short Summary

    Material around the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Material surrounding the Wedding of Duke of Windsor to Mrs Wallis Simpson June 1937.

    POV shot from car driving up long driveway to Chateau de Cande, near Monts, France. Various exteriors of the Chateau. Small group of people gathered in the garden of the Chateau.

    Duke and Duchess come down steps to pose for photographs. Various shots of the couple and of the photographers at work. More shots of the couple with Herman Rogers and Major Edward Metcalfe. CUs of Duchess and of Duke. Pan across view from Chateau. Longer shots of the couple and the photographers.

    Shots of the press gathered outside the gates of the Chateau. Newspaper reporters sit on grass with typewriters. French police gather to maintain order outside the gates. An elderly woman brakes a bottle of champagne on the gates to bless the bride and groom. Some of the gathered French people drink a toast. Car goes in through gates. Reporter writing. Man sells newspapers to gathered police. Car stopped by police on bridge. Views of nearby village. Reporters at work. Guest leaving to go to the wedding.

    N.B. Duke of Windsor - formerly King Edward VIII, Prince Edward, Prince of Wales. Copy of UN 63 Z.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    548.08
    Media URN:
    58428
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:35:00 / 01:34:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 85 C

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