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  • Short Summary

    The wedding of Michael Bowes-Lyon to Betty Cator. London.

  • Description

    Wedding of Michael Bowes-Lyon to Betty Cator. London.

    Wedding of Miss Betty Cator to the Honourable Michael Bowes-Lyon; at St. George's; Hanover Square. Shot from above of automobile driving through large crowd and stopping by awning over walk; crowd rushing at car. More shots from above and from ground level of frenzied crowd; many w/umbrellas. Many photographers w/ cameras in front row. Bride is glimpsed getting out of car and walking under awning. The groom is probably the son of the 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and the brother of Elizabeth; Duchess of York; who would later be George VI's Queen. Nobility.

    Good crowd shots - RS.

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    Film ID:
    2398.16
    Media URN:
    76373
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:48:00 / 02:00:03:00
    Canister:
    ON 308 F

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Reducing this clip's current date range of 1920-29, the wedding featured here took place on 2 February 1928.

    "The groom is probably the son of the 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne" - yes, that's correct.

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