• Short Summary

    A former Wren goes to buy her first civilian outfit for a job interview.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Service into civvies.

    Location of events unknown.

    C/U of a woman putting money into her bag, she walks across the road and we see she is in Wren's (Women's Royal Naval Service) uniform. The money she has received is to buy civilian clothing and she is looking for an outfit for a job interview. M/S as she enters a shop, she chooses a dress then tries on some gloves. Next the assistant brings out some rayon satin underwear for her. M/S as the woman chooses a new handbag then goes and tries a hat on. M/S of the pile of clothes in the changing room, camera pans down to her legs in naval uniform, scene dissolves to her legs in stockings, camera pans up her new outfit. She emerges into the street and salutes to a Wren who looks at her strangely, she laughs when she realises she is now a civilian.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:59:00 / 01:07:55:00
    NP 45

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