British Industries Fair - Fashion 1947

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    British Industries Fair.

    Various shots of the fashion displays at the fair. Fabric is draped over dummies and displayed in cases. A group of men and women look at the displays. Good for showing British fashions of 1947.

    Display showing quilted items like cushions and eiderdowns.

    People look at a textile machine being operated. More fabric displays. Women look at a dummy wearing a bridal outfit. A man puts a sign beside the gown reading 'Witchcraft Laces - Export Sales'. Closer show shows the pretty brocade fabric used for the dress.

    Very dark shots follow - one shows a man talking.

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    British Pathé
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    01:40:48:00 / 01:43:55:00
    UN 1690 D
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    UN 1690 D
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    Fashion & Music Trade & Industry Lifestyle & Culture
    fashion trends 1939-1954
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