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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Facial Design. (Seems to be cuts from newsreel story 69/26 - Basle Carnival and Face Painting.)

    Location of events unknown - could be Switzerland or London.

    Group of models with painted and decorated faces pose together while a woman (make-up artist?) in the centre of the group holds a framed award certificate and another woman (judge of a contest?) admires the psychedelic faces around her. C/U of the award - it reads: 'Oscar Du Maquillage - Oscar Van De Make-up'. Model with pink hair and amazing sequin-covered face has some of her sequins ripped off - youch! She poses for camera. C/Us of woman having her face painted bronze with orange swirls - quintessential 60s face painting.

    Brunette model in 1920s-style cloche hat and dress with sparkly tights lounges on a settee and smokes cigarette from long holder. Good to illustrate 20s influence on 60s fashions. C/Us of the pink hair and sequin model being worked on (must have been quite uncomfortable). C/U of sequin-covered eye opening and looking about - ugh, looks like it can hardly open! (Not very nice!). More C/Us of this 'face design' being put together. More of the white sequins. Model's face being painted brown and thick black eyeliner being painted on (in extreme C/U). 1920s girl looks at pictures of 1960s painted faces and looks less than impressed!

    The painted models all come walking down staircase in a building. Shots of them chatting and posing for camera. C/U of sequinned eyes - great for 1960s make-up image. Eyes surrounded by sequins opening and closing - again, great 60s make-up footage.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    01:40:47:00 / 01:47:10:00
    UN 4646 B
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    UN 4646 B
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    Fashion & Music Lifestyle & Culture
    fashion Titles Make-Up Make-up 1920's Fairport Convention Steptoe Make-up OH YOU PRETTY THINGS Cosmetics & Make-Up Extreme Fashion Extreme Fashion Street Kids
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