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SCHOOL FOR BEAUTY

School For Beauty (1945)

Footage of young girls being trained at a beauty clutter school.

WINDOWS OF THE SOUL - YOUR EYES !

Windows Of The Soul - Your Eyes ! (1932)

Women take part in strange eye competition, Paris, France.

LIVING PAINTINGS

Living Paintings (1926)

Short shot showing a baby crying - footage is seen through a picture frame...

SECRETS OF MAKE-UP

Secrets Of Make-Up (1936)

Good item about how make-up should be applied on different face shapes to...

BRITISH SCREEN BEAUTY SEARCH

British Screen Beauty Search (1920)

Some of the finalists in Pathe's search for a British Screen...

PRIZE WINNERS BEAUTY COMPETITION  aka THE PRIZE WINNERS

Prize Winners Beauty Competition AKA The Prize Winners (1924)

Some of the winners of the...

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT ?

What Do You Know About ? (1944)

Item about the skin of the human body.

PHYSICAL BEAUTY CONTEST

Physical Beauty Contest (1959)

Male body builders on display

EUROPE'S MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL

Europe's Most Beautiful Girl (1930)

Miss Alice Diplarkou is chosen for International Beauty Contest. ...

MOBILE BEAUTY SALON FOR LAND GIRLS

Mobile Beauty Salon For Land Girls (1948)

Land girls receive beauty treatment in mobile beauty salon.

GLAMOUR TREATMENT

Glamour Treatment (1950)

Girl receives a head to toe beauty treatment in London's cosmetic salon.

BEAUTY COMPETITION

Beauty Competition (1920)

Women pose for a screen beauty competition - cinema goers are invited to vote...

"Shingled" - A Cutting Little Episode In One Act (1924)

Lovely film showing long hair being cut...

EYELASHES WHILE YOU WAIT

Eyelashes While You Wait (1930)

Technique for applying false eyelashes is demonstrated.

WOOLLY WIGS

Woolly Wigs (1930)

Woman sits at a table and makes wigs by sewing wool on to a scull cap.

THAT POWDER PUFF

That Powder Puff (1934)

Various processes involved in making powder puffs are demonstrated for the...

...AND EVERY BIT AS NICE AS MIAMI!

...And Every Bit As Nice As Miami! (1930)

Good item about bathing beauties parading in their costumes...

WELL PLASTERED

Well Plastered (1932)

Good footage of woman being given beauty treatment.

SUFFER AND BE LOVELY

Suffer And Be Lovely (1959)

Women in French beauty parlour having various treatments.

MIRROR ON UMBRELLA issue title is OUT OF THE WOOD

Mirror On Umbrella Issue Title Is Out Of The Wood (1938)

Young woman tries out quirky new device -...

 MISS PARIS

Miss Paris (1948)

French girls take part in the Miss Paris beauty competition.

 FOLKESTONE BEAUTY CONTEST

Folkestone Beauty Contest (1913)

Beauty Competition contestants pose for the cameras.

BABY SHOW

Baby Show (1946)

Little children parade in beauty competition. Brussels, Belgium.

MISS WORLD PHOTO CALL

Miss World Photo Call (1956)

Miss World competitors posing for the press during Miss World photo call.

BEAUTY CULTURE

Beauty Culture (1953)

Great shots of scary-looking beauty treatments at the Academy of Beauty Culture.

EVERYONE A BEAUTY QUEEN! aka EVERY ONE A BEAUTY QUEEN

Everyone A Beauty Queen! AKA Every One A Beauty Queen (1933)

Beauty competition in Australia won...

THE JUDGEMENT OF PARIS

The Judgement Of Paris (1933)

Beauty contest in France. Mlle Argale is crowned Queen of Paris 1934.

BEAUTIES OF TODAY

Beauties Of Today (1931)

Beauty contest where glamour girls of all nations are led around the Paris...

THE LATEST IN COIFFURES

The Latest In Coiffures (1921)

Emile stylists (one is possibly Emile himself) demonstrate the latest in...

A SIMPLE COIFFURE

A Simple Coiffure (1920)

A new simple hairstyle is demonstrated - a comb is used to secure a bun.

FINGER NAILS

Finger Nails (1928)

Demonstration of how to perform a manicure and paint fingernails.

THE LATEST IN HAIR ADORNMENTS

The Latest In Hair Adornments (1921)

The latest accessories for decorating hairstyles are shown.

BRIDAL VEILS FOR WEDDING BELLES

Bridal Veils For Wedding Belles (1925)

Nice shots of women modelling bridal veils.

M'LADY'S GARTER

M'lady's Garter (1928)

Garters are handmade from suede then a garter which secretes a tiny powder puff is...

HAIR MODES OF THE MOMENT

Hair Modes Of The Moment (1926)

Lovely footage of women modelling new hair accessories.

THE WHEEL OF LIFE

The Wheel Of Life (1930)

Fantastic film showing women and men using "health wheels".

BODY CULTURE

Body Culture (1934)

Good footage of diet and fitness equipment used to give a women better fitness and a...

CAN YOU BELIEVE YOUR EARS ? NO 4

Can You Believe Your Ears ? No 4 (1934)

Guessing game quiz which involves everyday sounds being...

THE WHEEL OF LIFE

The Wheel Of Life (1930)

Fantastic film showing women and men using "health wheels".

CUTS / OUT TAKES for

Cuts / Out Takes For "Oyez, Oyez, Oyez" In G 1326 (1926)

Cuts (out takes, rushes) for "OYEZ, OYEZ,...

EVE DRESSES HER TRESSES

Eve Dresses Her Tresses (1921)

Nice shots of a woman performing a beauty routine - combing Brilliantine...

TO PLUCK OR NOT TO PLUCK

To Pluck Or Not To Pluck (1932)

Whether 'tis nobler to have your eyebrows plucked or leave them wild!

FIRST COMPLEXION

First Complexion (1926)

Nicest skin competition for young women, judged by men.

PARIS SHOW REVEALS NEW FIGURES aka PARIS ELECTS MISS FRANCE 1949

Paris Show Reveals New Figures AKA Paris Elects Miss France 1949 (1949)

Pretty young women in...

MISS AUSTRALIA ARRIVES

Miss Australia Arrives (1946)

Rhonda Kelly, Miss Australia, arrives in England to the delight of the...

GRACE!

Grace! (1932)

Stretching exercise demonstrated by a very supple woman - not for those with bad backs!

MEET MR ITALY

Meet Mr Italy (1959)

Muscle men in Milan compete for title of Mr Italy.

BEAUTY PARADE aka RAMSGATE PARADE

Beauty Parade AKA Ramsgate Parade (1936)

Girls parading in swimming costumes.

EYELASH GADGET

Eyelash Gadget (1938)

A model demonstrates an eyelash curler.

TRAVELLING DOG BEAUTY PARLOUR issue title - ARMS AND CHARMS

Travelling Dog Beauty Parlour Issue Title - Arms And Charms (1939)

Nice story about a mobile...