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    Princess Marina of Greece talks about preparations for her marriage to Prince George, Duke of Kent .

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    Paris, France (after August 29th 1934)
    Princess Marina of Greece being interviewed about her forthcoming marriage to George, Duke of Kent

    Princess being asked if she will stay long here (location unknown) "About four days longer, and then I will go to London and straight to Scotland for one week, then I will come back to Paris for my trousseau, I love Paris very much , although the same I am so happy to become English"

    "Did you enjoy your stay in Paris."

    "I loved it .I had a lot of shopping to do. "

    When will you be back from Balmoral"

    "Well, I think we will stay there a week, and then we will come back to Paris where I will get my trousseau , and I will get some things in England too "

    Interviewer asking who the royal bridesmaids will be

    " I have no idea for the moment if Iam going to have any bridesmaids ;.It has not been decided. We discuss that when we get to England."

    Interviewer asking about bridal gown
    " Probably a lot of things will be done in England, but I think the wedding gown will be made in Molyneaux's - it is an English firm as well you see, but it will probably be done in

    On being asked about the date of the wedding

    " It is n't fixed yet, but I think it will probably be about the 20 th or 22nd of November"

    Asked about her journey to London

    "We are leaving Paris Sunday morning early, and getting to London about 7.30"
    Background: Princess Marina of Greece talks about preparations for her marriage to Prince George, Duke of Kent . The couple got engaged in August 29th 1934 - The marriage took place on 29th November 1934

    (shotlist created 2010)

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