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1954 (circa): Diane & Karl's Wedding

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Film Identifier: F.2005-04-0076
Run Time
0h 4m 33s
Date Produced
Filmed at the wedding reception of Diane & Karl Berolzheimer on July 10, 1954 in Evanston. Shot by a friend of Diane’s father who was a photographer with the Herald-American
The footage opens to an interior shot of the newlyweds- Diane and Karl Berolzheimer- posing with family. The couple is presented smiling near Diane’s mother, Dorothy Glick, who is seen wearing a pink corsage on her black dress. Family friends, Helen and Wallace Sommerfeld, are also depicted smiling for the group photo close by.

The following shot takes in the elegant details of Diane’s wedding dress; the footage captures the young bride looking at her reflection in a mirror and making proper adjustments to her gown. Then, the footage depicts Karl and Diane happily signing their marriage license. Moreover, the footage goes on to depict the jovial wedding reception, long tables are decorated with festive dishes on display and family members are seen conversing.

The subsequent series of shots depict Karl and Diane gathering food and jokingly feeding each other. Dorothy and Jacob-Diane's father- can be seen nearby waiting in the dinner line amongst relatives. The final shot portrays the newlyweds waving to the camera as they continue to celebrate with family members.
Main Credits
Jacob Glick (is filmmaker)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Jacob Glick (is participant)
Celia Edelstein (is participant)
Bella Rubin (is participant)
Terry Rubin (is participant)
Earl Rubin (is participant)
Isaac Edelstein (is participant)
Dorothy Glick (is participant)
Karl Berolzheimer (is participant)
Diane Glick-Berolzheimer (is participant)
Sheldon Glick (is participant)
Wallace Sommerfeld (is participant)
Helen Sommerfeld (is participant)
Related Place
Chicago (production location of)