• Short Summary

    Heather Jenner and Mary Oliver show us their marriage bureau in Mayfair, London.

  • Description

    No title - MARRIAGE BUREAU - MAYFAIR, LONDON.

    C/U of marriage bureau sign. Various shots of the ladies who run it, Heather Jenner and Mary Oliver, in the office. Various shots of them going through their mail. Various C/U's of the letters. C/U calendar for August, the days get torn off. Various shots of the two girls typing out index cards on their clients and going through the cards trying to find couples that could be introduced to each other.

    They find a match and one of the ladies gets on the telephone to arrange a meeting. Various shots of a mocked-up meeting between two clients at the office of the marriage bureau with the woman arriving first and waiting nervously. She is called into the office then the man arrives and they shake hands. C/U of calendar again as more pages are torn off signifying the passage of time. M/S of the couple walking in a park. C/U of confetti falling on kerb around feet of bridegroom. They both wave from the car. C/U 'Just Married' sign on back of car. Various shots of Heather and Mary working in the office.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1278.10
    Media URN:
    42709
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:31:00 / 01:17:50:00
    Canister:
    NSP 179

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