• Short Summary

    GERDA MUNSINGER, NAMED AS AN ESPIONAGE AGENT BY A CANADIAN ROYAL COMMISSION TWO YEARS AGO, WAS MARRIED YESTERDAY TO HER LONG-TIME FRIEND, MUNICH TOBACCO MERCHANT ERNST WAGNER.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT: RESTAURANT GARDEN, GERDA AND HUSBAND WALK TO TABLE AND SIT DOWN.
    0.11

    2.
    MV THE COUPLE DRINK A TOAST AND KISS.
    0.24

    3.
    CU GERDA PAN TO HUSBAND.
    0.33

    4.
    GV THE COUPLE LEAVE TABLE AND WALK AROUND GARDEN.
    1.00



    Initials PW/VS/CR/PF



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: GERDA MUNSINGER, NAMED AS AN ESPIONAGE AGENT BY A CANADIAN ROYAL COMMISSION TWO YEARS AGO, WAS MARRIED YESTERDAY TO HER LONG-TIME FRIEND, MUNICH TOBACCO MERCHANT ERNST WAGNER. SHE IS 36: HER HUSBAND IS 55.

    THE REGISTRY OFFICE WEDDING WAS A PRIVATE ONE AND ONLY A FEW CLOSE FRIENDS WERE INVITED.

    A CANADIAN ROYAL COMMISSIONER INVESTIGATED MISS MUNSINGER IN 1966 AFTER THE THEN CANADIAN MINISTER OF JUSTICE HAD ACCUSED HER OF WORKING FOR A COMMUNIST INTELLIGENCE AGENCY AT A TIME WHEN SHE WAS SAID TO BE HAVING AN AFFAIR WITH THE FORMER CANADIAN DEFENCE MINISTER, PIERRE SAVIGNY. MISS MUNSINGER DENIED HAVING BEEN A SPY.

    FOR HER WEDDING YESTERDAY, SHE CHOSE A TRADITIONAL BAVARIAN DIRNDL DRESS WITH A BAND OF FRESH GREEN LEAVES IN HER HAIR, AND CARRIED A BOUQUET OF ROSES, IRISES AND CORNFLOWERS. HER HUSBAND WORE A BAVARIAN SUIT AND GREEN ALPINE HAT.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA941KNER4STOFORE0FXHCRV5M
    Media URN:
    VLVAA941KNER4STOFORE0FXHCRV5M
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment