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LIVING PAINTINGS

Living Paintings (1926)

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

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...

EUROPE'S MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL

Europe's Most Beautiful Girl (1930)

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

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...

 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.

MISS WORLD PHOTO CALL

Miss World Photo Call (1956)

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

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".

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.

FRENCH BEAUTY CONTEST

French Beauty Contest (1949)

Pretty young women in Paris compete for the title of Miss France 1949.

BEAUTY CARE BY RED CROSS - LONDON

Beauty Care By Red Cross - London (1967)

Instruction on back and neck massage and basic face beauty...

HORSE SHOW

Horse Show (1928)

Horse prancing and pulling carts across show ground in horse show.

GORGEOUS GEORGE WRESTLER

Gorgeous George Wrestler (1948)

American wrestler hype,from Max Factor to the ring.

BEAUTY CONTESTS FOLKESTONE

Beauty Contests Folkestone (1913)

Nice shots of young women in beauty contest in Folkestone.

"Do You Agree?" (1932)

World's Beauty Queen contest from Belgium - won by Mlle. K. Ahalis, a 19 year old...

FIGHTING FATHER TIME - A BEAUTY PARLOUR PEEP

Fighting Father Time - A Beauty Parlour Peep (1922)

Great peep into what goes on at the beauty...

DAILY MIRROR BEAUTY QUEEN

Daily Mirror Beauty Queen (1921)

Two pretty little girls win the Daily Mirror Girlhood Beauty...

OUT TAKES / CUTS - 1 OF 2 - FROM CP 714 - VIVE TORBAY aka VIVE TORQUAY

Out Takes / Cuts - 1 Of 2 - From Cp 714 - Vive Torbay AKA Vive Torquay (1968)

Out takes...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 727 - OPERATION PEA HARVEST & SALAD BEAUTY TREATMENT

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 727 - Operation Pea Harvest & Salad Beauty Treatment (1968)

Out...

PATHE'S BEAUTY CONTEST

Pathe's Beauty Contest (1920)

Lovely posing by amateur beauties in this cinematic competition run by...

BEAUTY EXERCISES

Beauty Exercises (1930)

The Women's League of Health and Beauty do some routines on the beach.

ETERNAL YOUTH

Eternal Youth (1931)

A new way of keeping a slim figure is demonstrated - vigorous leg manipulation!

SHADOW SHRINKING

Shadow Shrinking (1929)

Various keep fit routines are demonstrated - some amusing acrobatics.

KITTY KAPERS

Kitty Kapers (1929)

Super cute film showing girls giving kittens a bath - they are hung in socks to dry.

"They Say" - In Paris (1929)

Hats, hairstyles and hair accessories are modelled.

ALL SET FOR BEAUTY

All Set For Beauty (1939)

Young women receive beauty treatment and lessons on how to sit and walk...

BEAUTY EXERCISES

Beauty Exercises (1930)

The Women's League of Health and Beauty do some routines on the beach.

MERMAID MODES FROM PARIS

Mermaid Modes From Paris (1930)

The latest in Parisian swimwear is modelled by a group of bathing...

ETERNAL YOUTH

Eternal Youth (1931)

A new way of keeping a slim figure is demonstrated - vigorous leg manipulation!

GLAD TO SEE YOUR sic BACK AGAIN!

Glad To See Your Sic Back Again! (1931)

A beauty contest which focuses on the backs of beautiful...

THE LATEST IN HAIR ADORNMENTS

The Latest In Hair Adornments (1920)

Various hair decorations are modelled for the camera.

M'LADY'S WIG

M'lady's Wig (1922)

Women model the very latest in wigs - made of silk.

MASSAGE TIP

Massage Tip (1936)

Lovely footage of women giving each other a hand massage.