Title ID 10049Collection ID1124
Title[Wedding at Little Orchards]
Date5 September 1953
CollectionGordon Family
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily Life
KeywordsFamily Celebrations Outings Religious Buildings Weddings
LocalTenterden Smallhythe Rye
RegionalKent East Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionPhilip Leslie Gordon Michel Coutin
CameraPhilip Leslie Gordon; Michel Coutin
ParticipantsKay Coutin; Michel Coutin
Format16mm Colour Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This film, shows a family wedding in Kent, followed by the wedding reception at the family home and closes with a brief group outing to Rye in East Sussex.


The film opens with a title: 'Kay & Michel's Wedding St John's Church Smallhythe 5 September 1953'. This lead into a series of exterior shots of St John's Church, with the wedding party gathered outside the church posing for photographs. The group return to the family's home in Tenterden for the reception, where several members of the family have gathered to take further portraits and watch the newlyweds cut the wedding cake. The final shot closes on a group of adults walking down a hill on a visit to Rye.