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PIN POINTING SHOES

Pin Pointing Shoes (1949)

Item about cobbler Henry Jackson and his mosaic shoe designs. Highgate,...

BATHING SUITS

Bathing Suits (1949)

Mannequins in a shop window come to life and model new bathing suits. London.

TRANSPARENT MIRROR

Transparent Mirror (1949)

A camera is placed on the other side of a mirror to film girls in a hat shop....

BLIXIES

Blixies (1949)

Models show off the latest women's fashion the 'Blixie'. Birmingham.

ARTIFICIAL EYELASHES

Artificial Eyelashes (1949)

Manufacture of artificial eyelashes from human hair.

FUR FASHIONS ON ICE

Fur Fashions On Ice (1949)

Fur fashion show on ice at London's Earl's Court.

FISH LEATHER

Fish Leather (1949)

Fish skins are turned into a material used to make belts, shoes and bags. Mitcham,...

ROAD SAFETY SCARF

Road Safety Scarf (1949)

Woman wearing headscarf and belt decorated with road signs.

VARSITY BALL

Varsity Ball (1949)

High jinks and frivolity at Cambridge University's quirky Granta Ball.

9-WAY DRESS

9-Way Dress (1949)

Models wear sun dresses with sashes can be tied in different ways - making 9 different...

FUR HAIR STYLES

Fur Hair Styles (1950)

Hairstylist Vasco display his latest creations which involve the use of animal...

PATRICIA DAINTON

Patricia Dainton (1950)

Patricia Dainton has sequinned flower painted onto her skin as fashion...

HAIR STYLES

Hair Styles (1950)

Great footage of short hairstyles for the 50s, inspired by the Eton crops of the 20s.

FASHION FLASH

Fashion Flash (1950)

Latest hair fashions involves butterflies, beetles and even large spiders, London.

HAT FASHIONS

Hat Fashions (1950)

The latest hat fashions on display at Cafe de Paris in London.

"Prospect Of Whitby" Hat Show (1950)

Models display latest fashions in hat at 'Prospect of Whitby'...

HAIRSTYLES

Hairstyles (1950)

Latest hair fashions in Bournemouth, Dorset.

MERMAID CROP aka UNDERWATER HAIRSTYLE

Mermaid Crop AKA Underwater Hairstyle (1950)

Cecilie Romanis tests out her new mermaid crop...

VICKY AUTIER AND BRUMAS

Vicky Autier And Brumas (1950)

Singer Vicky Autier sings song about new polar bear cub at London Zoo.

PET MONKEY

Pet Monkey (1950)

Murray Pilcer's pet monkey likes swimming in tin bath in garden.

EXISTENTIALIST HAIR STYLE

Existentialist Hair Style (1950)

Hairdresser Steiner demonstrates his latest hair creation.

NEW BATHING SUITS

New Bathing Suits (1950)

Windmill girls model swimsuits designed by ex-aircraft engineer Major du Cros.

LADIES SHOE FASHIONS

Ladies Shoe Fashions (1950-1959)

Quirky but sexy shoes for women, on show in Germany.

BUTLIN'S HOLIDAY MAGAZINE NO. 1

Butlin's Holiday Magazine No. 1 (1950-1959)

Great Butlin's footage - hula girls, a limbo contest, glamour...

DOG COLLAR BELTS

Dog Collar Belts (1951)

Latest fashion for women - dog collar belts. Sloane Street, London.

RAFFIA ACCESSORIES

Raffia Accessories (1951)

Good footage of Raffia fashion accessories in London.

CRAZY HOUSE

Crazy House (1951)

A female acrobat, inventor of water razor, and man with detachable shirt sleeves...

RICHE HAIR STYLES

Riche Hair Styles (1951)

Cut hair is cleaned, woven and made into a flower shape to be used as a hair...

HAIR STYLES

Hair Styles (1951)

New hair style creations from nylon in London

SQUADRONAIRES BAND

Squadronaires Band (1952)

The Squadronaires jazz band play 'Riot in Rio', Essex.

POODLE HATS aka HAT CHOOSING POODLE

Poodle Hats AKA Hat Choosing Poodle (1952)

Nice story about poodle who helps her mistress which hat...

HAND PAINTED NYLONS

Hand Painted Nylons (1952)

Women painting nylon stockings whilst models show them off in shop in Oxford...

AUTUMN HAT FASHIONS

Autumn Hat Fashions (1952)

The latest hat fashions at the Dorchester Hotel, London.

MEN'S FASHIONS IN TECHNICOLOR

Men's Fashions In Technicolor (1952)

Famous sportsmen and broadcasters model latest fashions at...

SEA MOSS FOR FASHIONS

Sea Moss For Fashions (1952)

Fishermen at Southend harvest sea moss which is used as ornaments and...

STEINER STYLES

Steiner Styles (1952)

Footage of hair stylist Steiner at work. Mayfair, London.

MOVABLE WARDROBE

Movable Wardrobe (1952)

Footage of wardrobe with wheels being moved. London.

ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL IN VENICE

Italian Film Festival In Venice (1952)

Stars turnout for Italy's premier film festival in Venice

JEWELLED SHOES

Jewelled Shoes (1953)

A woman fits rhinestones into shoes and we see finished articles being modelled.

BEAUTY CULTURE

Beauty Culture (1953)

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

TIES

Ties (1953)

Tie designer Walter Koby shows us sparkling specimens to celebrate new Elizabethan age.

HATS

Hats (1953)

Pathe cameraman Stan Goozee films a man trying on hats from concealed position.

SWOON SUIT

Swoon Suit (1953)

Footage of the new Swoon Suit being displayed by model in Brighton.

CURL HAT

Curl Hat (1953)

Footage of designer Biagio Raymond displaying his new curly hat designs. London.

ELIZABETH HOTEL

Elizabeth Hotel (1953)

Serving wenches serve food at Elizabethan banquet at Gore Hotel, Kensington.

ELIZABETHAN RIDER

Elizabethan Rider (1953)

Jimmy Deller, dressed as an Elizabethan, rides horses from Plymouth to London. ...

EGG SHAMPOO

Egg Shampoo (1953)

Hairdresser Alan Spiers uses a special shampoo made from egg yolks, rum and vinegar.

MAD HATS

Mad Hats (1954)

Designer Florence Russell shows off her latest fashions. Holborn in London.

LAMPSHADE HAT

Lampshade Hat (1954)

Hairdresser Biagio demonstrates his new "coolie hat" hairstyle on dancer Chin Yu.

HAT LIBRARY

Hat Library (1954)

Hat library in London were women can hire hats for special occasions.