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  • Short Summary

    Celebrations as three sons of Sultan Mulai Yusef of Morocco marry.

  • Description

    Wedding of 3 sons of Sultan Mulai Yusef of Morocco; including future Mohammed V.

    Titles in French. Various shots crowds in white Arab robes with a few people in Western clothing; probably French colonial officers; attending the ceremony. MS's procession; Arab men on horses; marching band; in large open space surrounded by wall. Line of men on horses gallop across.

    African men in uniforms; white pillbox type hats. Various good shots of local people. Muslim women wearing traditional veils and robes; some holding children. MS looking through odd-shaped window; at several people around arched doorway. CU Mulai Yusef with Theodore Steeg; resident General of France in Morocco.

    MS cavalry charge toward camera as if attacking. MS band playing; all wearing fez hats. MS as cavalry ride again shooting rifles into air. MS the 3 brides; totally covered in robes, veils and hoods; sitting on white horses led by servants.

    MS more rifles. Another shot of crowds seen through window with carved bars. MS as the brides are carried through the streets on chairs; hidden inside little huts covered with fabric. MS's late at night with torch light parade.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:40:00 / 01:39:01:00
    ON 285 D

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