• Short Summary

    Wedding of Lady Margaret Egerton and Mr John Colville in London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "WESTMINSTER WEDDING".

    St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London.

    General view of the church. Pan along crowds waiting outside. Close up shot of a woman holding baby in crowd. Bride, Lady Margaret Egerton, Lady in waiting to Princess Elizabeth and groom Mr John Colville, Princess Elizabeth's Secretary, leaving church followed by bridesmaids. Close up shot of a woman in crowd. Towards, bride and groom leaving church, followed by bridesmaids including Princess Margaret. High angle shot of bride and groom followed by bridesmaids as they walk through churchyard. Close up shot of a woman wearing spectacles, looking over railings. Back view of bridesmaids. Car waiting for them. High angle shot of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) followed by Queen Mary and the Princess Royal, leaving church. King and Queen leaving church followed by Queen Mary and Princess Royal, who walk up to King and Queen. Queen talks to the Queen Mother and walks away. Close up shot of the two little bridesmaids. Close up shot of Duke and Duchess of Gloucester talking to Princess Royal. Close up shot of Mr and Mrs Winston Churchill talking. Small bridesmaid being assisted into car.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1440.09
    Media URN:
    46971
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:40:00 / 01:13:52:00
    Canister:
    48/86

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The wedding took place on 20 October 1948.

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