Detail

Title ID 35Collection ID270
Title[The Wedding Day]
Date[ca. 1930s]
Genre/TypeAmateurFamily Home MovieNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFashion
KeywordsClothing Weddings Fashion Accessories Coats Dresses Hats Skirts Suits Wedding Dresses
Location
Local[Brighton?]
RegionalBrighton and Hove East Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionNot known
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration7 min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Scenes of members of a wedding party including the bridesmaids and the bride posing in a garden. The guests are filmed departing after the ceremony and the bride and groom are seen at a train station.

Stills

A still from 'The Wedding day' (1930s)A still from 'The Wedding day' (1930s)

Contextual information

Fashion Notes: The film shows examples of 1930s wedding and formal wear for men, women and children. It also shows the Surrealist movement’s influence on women’s hats.

Fashion keywords: belts, blazers, bonnets, buster suits, capes, caps, clutch bags, dresses, hatboxes, hats, jackets, jewellery, necklaces, neckties, overcoats, shirts, shorts, skirts, socks, tail coats, top hats, veils, waistcoats, wedding dresses,

For further information see Screen Search Fashion online resource.

Related resources

Websites

Screen Search Fashion

This online resource provides a thematic guide for students interested in fashion and dress. The site offers pathways into aspects of fashion and dress as depicted in archive film from the inter-war period in the Screen Archive South East collections. 
http://screenarchive.brighton.ac.uk/portfolio/screen-search-fashion/