Underwater Wedding


June, the month of weddings, is practically around the corner. Why not plan for an underwater one, like this couple from 1954, courtesy of the Life Online Photo Archives...?
     Posted By: Paul - Mon Jan 12, 2009
     Category: Ceremonies | Weddings | Eccentrics | 1950s | Couples

There is no way I would spend that much money on a dress only to get in the water.
Plus after having smoked for over 25 years I would probably be dead before I got to the bottom of the steps.
Posted by AGFH on 01/12/09 at 10:42 AM
I was hoping it was the Aquarena Springs in Texas. Didn't know there was one in Arkansas. Did they have a Ralph the Swimming Pig in Arkansas, too?
I was looking at that dress and wondering - 1)just what it was weighted with to keep it from floating up over the bride's head and 2)how many yards of nylon net were involved.
Posted by larriann on 01/12/09 at 10:55 AM
Do they just write down their vows on those divers' tablets?
Posted by kingmonkey in Athens, Ontario on 01/12/09 at 11:19 AM
It doesn't matter, KingMonkey, they're all wet!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/12/09 at 11:21 AM
Something about all of this smells fishy. I think this story just doesn't hold water. This marriage will sink like a rock.
Posted by Madd Maxx on 01/12/09 at 12:19 PM
HAD a microphone Big Gary -- HAD. Our beloved Aquarena Springs will never host this type of event ever again. It is now a "Environmental Education Center". sigh... No diving pigs, no cheesy mermaid shows (drinking cokes underwater, "sipping" air from a hose), no checkers playing chickens. It's a sadder world.
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