The Marriage Bureau: How to find a partner in 1944

Marriage Bureau

I recently stumbled upon the British Pathé Youtube channel and spent far too long watching dozens of videos about everything from the 1955 Flying “Hover Board” Platform to Elvis Presley’s Wedding Day.

In amongst the myriad of historical events on show was this entertaining Marriage Bureau video, detailing exactly how you could arrange a date in the 40’s:

70 years later and I believe the process has changed little?

Hayden Yale

Child of the 80's. Born, raised and living in the Cheshire countryside, England.Lover of fan art, especially if it is based on my childhood heroes from Masters of the Universe, Thundercats, Transformers and TMNT. Penchant for almost anything retro, especially movies, games and art.

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