Title ID 352Collection ID167
Title[Cochrane Wedding]
Date25 September 1937
CollectionLance House
ThemeFamily life Fashion
KeywordsClothing Social Class Weddings Fashion Uniforms Wedding Dresses
LocalKippington Sevenoaks
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionLance House
CameraLance House
ParticipantsRupert Cochrane
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration2 min. 40 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


Scenes from the wedding of Rupert and Hilary Cochrane at St. Mary’s Church, Kippington, Sevenoaks; filmed by Lance House.


In the film, the groom wears a military uniform and photos are taken in the garden. There are individual shots of the groom and bride, and a close up shot of the wedding invitation. Bridesmaids are seen getting out of a car and walking along a covered walkway. The bride gets out of a car and walks towards the camera. There are shots of the bride and groom, posing for photos, then they get into a car and the bridesmaids follow. A crowd of onlookers stand in the background. The bride, groom and guests then pose for photos in back garden.


A Still from [Cochrane Wedding] (1937) - The bride and groom

Contextual information

Fashion Notes: The film shows examples of wedding attire including bride and bridesmaid dresses and the groom dressed in military uniform. The wedding guests wear formal clothing.

Fashion keywords: military uniforms, veils, wedding dresses

For further information see Screen Search Fashion online resource.

Related resources


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.