• Short Summary

    YOUNG JAPANESE COUPLES ABOUT TO BE MARRIED CROWDED A LEADING TOKYO FASHION HOUSE RECENTLY FOR A GLIMPSE OF MODERN WEDDING GOWNS -- BOTH WESTERN AND JAPANESE DESIGNS.

  • Description

    YOUNG JAPANESE COUPLES ABOUT TO BE MARRIED CROWDED A LEADING TOKYO FASHION HOUSE RECENTLY FOR A GLIMPSE OF MODERN WEDDING GOWNS -- BOTH WESTERN AND JAPANESE DESIGNS. THE GOWNS WERE PRICED BETWEEN ONE HUNDRED AND FIVE HUNDRED POUNDS STERLING EACH.

    FOR CONTRAST, THE FASHION HOUSE HAD ON DISPLAY AN ANCIENT PAIR OF JAPANESE WEDDING GOWNS WHICH WERE WORN BY THE BRIDEGROOM AND THE BRIDE.

    IN PARTICULAR TWO GORGEOUS WEDDING DRESSES -- A JAPANESE KIMONO AND A WESTERN ONE -- ATTRACTED THE ATTENTION OF EVERYONE. SOME OF THE GIRLS WHO COULDN'T AFFORD TO BUY, POSED BEHIND THE DUMMIES WEARING THESE GOWNS AND HAD AN AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHER PRESENT IN THE HOUSE SNAP THEIR PICTURES -- FOR THE THRILL OF IT ALL.

    INTEREST IN WEDDINGS IS HIGHER THAN NORMAL IN TOKYO AT PRESENT, SINCE ON SEPTEMBER 30TH THE YOUNGEST SON OF EMPEROR HIRCHITO, PRINCE YOSHI, MARRIES A COMMONER, HANAKO TSUGARU.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6F51B76IMASD2PFQTZPZV3VEV
    Media URN:
    VLVA6F51B76IMASD2PFQTZPZV3VEV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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