|Title ID||7086||Collection ID||960|
|Title||[Simpsons Wedding in Shanghai Cathedral]|
|Theme||Family Life Fashion|
|Keywords||Clothing Family Religious Buildings Weddings Wedding Dresses Coats Fashion|
|Format||Black & White Silent|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
This short film shows a newlywed couple standing in the gardens of St Ignatiaus Cathedral, Shanghai having their wedding photographs taken with the bridesmaids and pageboys. The group are dressed in co-ordinated western style clothing.
This film opens with highlights of the Simpson family and guests gathered with their wedding party outside St. Ignatius Cathedral, Shanghai (Xujiahui Catholic Church). The group dressed in full western style wedding clothing, stand for group and individual photographs in the gardens of the Cathedral. The bride and bridesmaids hold bouquets of flowers in front of their tiered net dresses. The other wedding guests, wearing formal attire of fur coats and hats, sip champagne from fluted glasses in the gardens. The film ends sharply on a brief dark shot of Mr Simpson (?) holding a bouquet of flowers posing for the photographer.