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  • Description

    Titles read: "CASTLES IN THE AIR".

    Location of events unknown.

    Great C/U of a girl's leg as she pulls a nylon stocking on.

    We then see various shots of the different processes involved in making nylon stockings. Shots of the looms, girl workers attaching the heels by machine, stockings being put on leg shapes to check for holes and weaknesses, men dyeing the stockings in vats in the dyeing house.

    Stockings are then put on outsize leg shapes to dry and press them. A girl factory workers checks a stocking. Cut to a woman in her bedroom examining a stocking with a satisfied look on her face. Commentator says "And so a lucky girl will soon be able to say to envious friends, "I've got some real nylons, dear"."

    Cataloguer's note: for those interested in the difference between nylons and normal rayon stockings, commentator says here that nylons are half the weight of rayons.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    43487
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1313.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:12:00 / 01:12:28:00
    Canister:
    NP 98
    Sort Number:
    NP 098
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Inventions 1940s Fabulous Forties Fashion FFF - selected Love On VE Day
  • Stills

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

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