Evening Eves - Latest Paris Modes 1931

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    Parisian fashions.

    "Lover's Knot" they called this chic model. (Black marquisette and brilliants.)" L/S of model emerging from behind a curtained area in a domestic interior setting. This may have been filmed in the Pathe studio or in a studio in Paris. The woman walks towards the camera then turns to show the back of the dress. M/S of the model showing back detail. "The latest "dress pyjamas" (Pink marquisette with chocolate lace and negligee for Sunday night.)" Different model poses in same interior. C/U of her legs as she lifts the lace negligee to show the layers underneath. She takes off the little lace jacket to expose her bare shoulders.

    "A dawn inspiration - marquisette again, with beautiful brilliants." Another dress is modelled. "Now, the domino - evening wrap of black velvet with white collar - (and a really striking gown)." A luscious velvet coat is modelled. Model opens out the coat to show the dress underneath.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue 552.

    Safety print exists.

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    British Pathé
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    01:53:38:00 / 01:55:33:00
    EP 228
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    EP 228
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    Paris 1920- 1940 Paris in the 20s and 30s
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