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    Item title reads - Chemical Modes!

    Probably filmed in Pathe studios, London.

    A look at how the work of chemists can be used in fashion. M/S of chemists looking through microscopes, M/S of jars full of different drugs moving along on a conveyor belt. M/S of one chemist making a bubbling mixture in a tube.

    M/S of a lady modelling a hat with a wide brim, it is made from cellophane. Another models a small hat with big flowers on the top. A lady comes out wearing a cloak, she takes it off to reveal a dress with a very low back.

    M/S of pink organdie dress with high collar, it is dyed with the latest and fastest vat dyes. M/S model wearing big flower patterned bathing suit, the camera pans down it. M/S of another lady modelling a bathing costume which is meant to stand the sea, the camera pans down to her beach bag.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:33:00 / 01:22:10:00
    PT 375
    Sort Number:
    PT 375
  • Appears in...

    Halo - Bizarre Experiments Millinery related films Fashion 1930s Science experiments High Collars High Collars Fashion to dye for
  • Stills

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

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