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    Titles read: "SOMETHING for the LADIES! Feminine pictorialities No. 25. BATH AND BEACH".

    France.

    Various shots of women in swimming costumes parading about an open air swimming pool. Some girls wear slacks and trouser suits. Men and women sit at tables making notes. Not sure if it is a fashion show or a beauty contest (or both).

    At an indoor fashion show we see more girls in printed two-piece swimsuits (quite scanty bikini tops for 1934) and native-style flip-flops. Another model in a midriff-baring top puts on a large cartwheel hat as commentator says "She seems to wear the hat by the yard and the material by the inch". Models put on bangles to match their outfits. On the catwalk we see a mannequin take off her sarong skirt to reveal her two-piece costume as rows of women look on.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51938
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1630.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:41:00 / 01:47:25:00
    Canister:
    PSP 848
    Sort Number:
    PSP 848
  • Appears in...

    Collections
    Cinemagazines
    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
    Programmes
    Feminine Pictorialities
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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