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    Material related to newsreel story "Royal Spring Wedding" - 63/35.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Royal Spring Wedding" - 63/35.

    This item is shot in Technicolor.

    Westminster Abbey, London.

    Various shots of the people sitting on ground around Westminster Abbey waiting for the wedding of Princess Alexandra and Mr Angus Ogilvy. Thermos bottles, blankets, suitcases, sandwiches, bags etc. Various shots of the crowd gathering on pavement and police organising them. Several shots of the crowd waving flags, cheering, taking photographs, waiting etc.

    Several shots of a young couple jiving while waiting in front of the Abbey - girl is holding a radio in her hand. Several shots of the Princess Alexandra leaving Kensington Palace and getting into car to go to the Abbey. Several shots of the congregation during the ceremony. Bride and groom walk down the isle, orchestra is playing, Archbishop of Canterbury is seen conducting the service. Various shots of the members of the royal family during the service. More shots of the service.

    Queen, Prince Philip and Prince Charles walk down the isle on arrival and take their places, Queen mother and several other guests and dignitaries follow. Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon shake hands with the Archbishop, Duke and Duchess of Gloucester follow. Several high angle shots of bride and groom walking along the isle followed by the bridesmaids and pages. More shots of the guests and dignitaries in the Abbey. Several shots of the ceremony. Several good shots of the ceiling and the arches of the Westminster Abbey.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:35:00 / 01:36:17:00
    63/35 C (Selected Originals)

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