• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, the Duke and duchess of Gloucester, the Duchess of Kent and Princess Alexandra attended the wedding of 27-year-old Captain Richard Francis Abel Smith, Royal Horse Guards, and model Marcia Kendrew, daughter of Major-General D.

  • Description

    1.
    GV. St. Mary Abbot's Church, Kensington.
    0.03

    2.
    SV Duke and Duchess of Gloucester arrive.
    0.09

    3.
    LV Queen and Queen Mother arrive.
    0.20

    4.
    SCU Duchess of Kent and Princess Alexandra arrive.
    0.24

    5.
    SV Police control crowd.
    0.27

    6.
    CU Royal Horse-Guardsman brushing down Guard of Honour.
    0.30

    7.
    LV Bride arrives.
    0.36

    8.
    TOP V Bride walks through guard of honour.
    0.40

    9.
    SCU Ditto.
    0.43

    10.
    TOP V AND GV..Crowd outside during service.
    0.50

    11.
    LV Bride and bridegroom leave church.
    0.58

    12.
    CU Bride and bridegroom.
    1.02

    13.
    TOP V..TWO SHOTS..bride enters car.
    1.09

    14.
    SV Bride and bridegroom leave in car.
    1.14

    15.
    SV Queen and Queen Mother say farewell and enter car.
    1.20

    16.
    SCU Queen and Queen Mother seated in car as car moves off.
    1.24

    17.
    GV Car away.
    1.27



    Initials LSW/V/AW/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, the Duke and duchess of Gloucester, the Duchess of Kent and Princess Alexandra attended the wedding of 27-year-old Captain Richard Francis Abel Smith, Royal Horse Guards, and model Marcia Kendrew, daughter of Major-General D.A. Kendrew, at fashionable St. Mary Abbot's Church, Kensington, London, Apr 28.

    Captain Kendrew is the Queen's cousin, and since he is in direct line of succession to the British throne, had to obtain royal permission for his marriage. His father is Governor of Queensland, Australia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1JZ4EMZWWDWWF5Z7SFOJH4C19
    Media URN:
    VLVA1JZ4EMZWWDWWF5Z7SFOJH4C19
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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