Holy Island Wedding (1938)

  • Description

    Item title reads - Holy Island. Wedding of Rachel Markwell and Richard Patterson, Strathclyde, Scotland. L/S of Lindisfarne Abbey on Holy Island. M/S as the bride and groom, Rachel Markwell and Richard Patterson, emerge from the church, she bends down and kisses two little children. C/U of the little boy holding a horseshoe. M/S of the couple. M/S as they walk along in the wind. M/S as the bride begins a series of traditional Holy Island rituals by paying a forfeit to get out of the church gate. Then she jumps over the petting stone with the help of two men to show she doesn't need it anymore. M/S as the couple walk along from the church with their guests. When they arrive at their new home a plate is smashed onto the pavement. M/S of men stood in a line firing rifles. M/S as the bridal car drives away. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:989.59
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    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzro-Xg_m3c
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 10 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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