New Release: British Royal Weddings of the 20th Century DVD

British Royal Weddings of the 20th CenturyAmid all the excitement of William and Kate tieing the knot, MVD Entertainment released British Royal Weddings of the 20th Century on DVD on May 17, 2011.

The 181-minute documentary compiles footage of royal weddings as far back as 1922’s nuptials of Princess Mary to Henry Charles George, Vicount Lascelles, and Lord Louis Mountbatten to Miss Edwina Ashley through to the last royal wedding, the 1986 ceremony of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson. Also included is footage of the wedding of the current Queen Elizabeth marrying Prince Philip in 1947 and Prince William’s mom and dad, Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer in 1981.

Here’s a list of the other weddings in the DVD:

  • 1923 Prince Albert wed Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
  • 1934 Prince George Duke of Kent weds Princess Marina of Greece
  • 1935 Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester weds Lady Alice Scott
  • 1960 Princess Margaret weds Antony Armstrong-Jones
  • 1961 Prince Edward Duke of Kent weds Miss Katharine Worsley
  • 1963 Princess Alexandra weds Mr. Angus Ogilvy
  • 1972 Prince Richard (Duke of Gloucester) weds Birgitte Van Deurs of Denmark
  • 1973 Princess Ane weds Lieutenant Mark Phillips

Plus, the DVD has these special features:

  • 1919 Princess Patricia weds Commander Alexander Ransay
  • 1960 Lady Pamela Mountbatten weds Mr. David Hicks
  • 1949 George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood weds Miss Marion Stein
  • 1960 alternative report on Princess Margaret’s wedding
  • 1999 Prince Edward weds Miss Sophie Rhys-Jones
  • 1947 additional silent camera rushes of the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh

That’s a lot of royal weddings!

The DVD was priced at $19.95.

If you can’t get enough of William and Kate’s nuptials, two documentaries about their romance bowed on DVD on April 12, 2011.


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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.