• Short Summary

    A Wren borrows a frock from British War Relief wedding dress loan service

  • Description

    Title reads: "Something borrowed, something blue".

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of women in Wren (Women's Royal Navy Service) uniform looking through wardrobe of wedding dresses with help of seamstress (also in Wren uniform). The woman is using the Wren wedding dress loan service. The seamstress takes the Wren's measurements with measuring tape. The Wren tries on one of the dresses. The seamstress folds and packs the wedding dress into a box. C/U of label on dress reading "For whoever wears this dress we wish you luck!"

    The loan service was started by the British War Relief. The dresses are donated by women in USA. The service is free except for a charge of 10 shillings for cleaning.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1215.13
    Media URN:
    33830
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:18:00 / 01:37:23:00
    Canister:
    NP 33

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