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Title:THE WEDDING OF ARCHDUKE KARL AND ZITA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:IWM 1034-01a
Summary: The reception following the wedding of Archduke Karl and his wife Zita, near Vienna, 21st October 1911.
Description: The Austro-Hungarian Imperial family is crowded onto the balcony of a villa. Prominent along with Karl and Zita are Archduke Franz Ferdinand (the heir apparent), the Emperor Franz Josef, King Friedrich Augustus III of Saxony and his wife Sophie. They talk, and occasionally pose for the camera.
Production Details: Uher Filmgyar (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Karl I, Emperor of Austria-Hungary (person)
Zita, Empress of Austria-Hungary (person)
Franz Josef I, Emperor of Austria-Hungary (person)
Franz Ferdinand (Archduke) (person)
Friedrich August III, King of Saxony (person)
Sophie, Queen of Saxony (person)
Keywords: ceremonies, Austro-Hungarian - state: wedding (Archduke Karl and Zita) (object name)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 195 ft; Running time: 3 mins
Notes: Technical: this film is currently held on the same reel as films IWM 1034b-c, the can is marked as IWM 1034-01. Note that the three reels of IWM 1034 are numbered as reels 1,3 and 4. There is no reel 2
Remarks: one of the very rare good sequences of Franz Ferdinand before his assassination