Detail

Title ID 3157Collection ID438
TitleJoe Beckett’s Wedding
Date23 August 1923
Genre/TypeProfessionalFilm/Video companyNon-fictionNewsreel/News
ThemeFamily Life
KeywordsReligious Buildings Urban Areas Weddings
Location
LocalWorthing
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionPathé Gazette
Format35mm Black & White Silent
Duration47sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This silent newsreel features the wedding of boxer Joseph Beckett. The opening title reads: "Worthing; Joe Beckett's Wedding; Thousands cheer our popular, heavy-weight Champion and his pretty bride; Pathé Gazette". Large crowds are seen outside St. Paul's Church on Chapel Road. The film ends with a brief shot of Joe Beckett and his wife smiling.