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Princess Mary's Thought
The sartorial build up to the lavish nuptials of Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles in 1922.
Non-Fiction 1922 1 mins Silent
Fashion has long been integral to the appeal of royal weddings, not least in the build up to the lavish nuptials of Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles in 1922. Princess Mary, the Princess Royal (1897-1965) was the only daughter of King George V and Queen Mary and the sister of Princes Edward and Albert (later Edward VIII and George VI). This Topical Budget newsreel snippet shows how even a flu epidemic was no match for invited society ladies, who made the best of the situation with chic morning dress in place of the usual low-necked court gowns.
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Princess Mary Wedded to Viscount Lascelles at Westminster Abbey Princess Mary Wedded to Viscount Lascelles at Westminster Abbey
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Newsreel of the lavish royal marriage, which was probably the biggest British newsreel story of the decade.
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