Liechtenstein Wedding (1949)


Liguieres, France.

LS Wedding procession walking from Palace to church, & MS (2 shots). MS Photographers dodging about in foreground as party moves towards gates of church. CU. Head shot of the bride, Princess of Liechtenstein, Archduchess Elizabeth Charlotte of Hapsburg, daughter of the last Emperor of Austria. MS The bride with her mother, former empress Zita and her brother, Archduke Robert of Austria, passing through gates. SCU Father Koehler, the officiating priest. SCU The bride and groom seated during marriage ceremony. MS Archduke Otto holding bouquet during ceremony. SCU The bride and groom seated during marriage ceremony, & MS. Archduke Otto seen in front of them. MS The bride and groom leaving the church. Small girl runs forward and presents bouquet to bride. SCU Bride and groom walking past crowd of people nodding to them as they pass (2 shots). SCU Former empress Zita with one of her sons. CU Archduke Otto following. MS The wedding procession walking through street in the village. CU Head shot of the bridegroom, Prince Henri of Liechtenstein, pan down to bride. CU Head shot of bride. MS Bride and groom passing. LS Exterior view of castle showing moat surrounding it. LS The procession walking towards camera, church in background. LS Back view, procession walking to castle. LS Procession crossing moat bridge. MS Procession walking up steps into castle. LS & MS Back view, procession entering castle. LS Procession walking along beside moat. MS Cameramen. MS The bride and groom, in everyday clothes with Count Xavier of Bourbon Parma and Prince Maurice of Liechtenstein inside the Town Hall to sign register. SCU The Magistrate officiating. SCU The bride and groom. SCU Count Xavier and Prince Maurice. MS Back view of the couple signing register. Photographers seen in background. SCU Side view, couple signing register. MS & SCU Front view of couple signing register – two shots. CU The bride signing. CU Bride. CU Count Xavier signing. MS The four of them shake hands with Magistrate. MS Bride and groom and Archduke Otto in garden of castle. LS Exterior of the castle (4 shots).

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