• Short Summary

    Duchess of Kent Princess Marina visits a WRNS training depot.

  • Description

    Titles read: "DUCHESS OF KENT VISITS THE WRENS".

    Somewhere in Britain.

    Various shots of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, in WREN uniform visiting a WRNS (Women's Royal Naval Service) training depot. She inspects recruits, visits the canteen ("where it's possible to buy hair grips and curlers") and watches a new WREN being kited out.

    Commentator mentions that this is the Duchess' first public appearance since her bereavement (death of her husband, Prince George, Duke of Kent)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1342.24
    Media URN:
    44312
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:07:00 / 01:33:46:00
    Canister:
    42/90

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