Florida Charm School 1948

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Charm School turns out PHDs (Pretty Handsome Dames)".

    St. Petersburg Charm School, Florida, United States of America (USA).

    Panning shot glamorous girls in swimsuits passing large rubber balls to each other. M/S girl catching ball. M/S another girl catching ball and throwing it. Panning shot girls passing large rubber ball to each other. L/S girls lined up on beach, running forward and crawling through wire tunnel. M/S girls crawling through wire tunnel Pan. C/U girls filing out of tunnel. M/S girls crawling out of tunnel. L/S girls standing in line holding grapefruits and balancing grapefruits on their heads (posture exercise). They move forward. C/U girl balancing grapefruit on head and holding one in hand, she walks forward. Panning shot girls, pan down to photographers lying on backs. Low angle shot girl balancing grapefruit. Angle shot girl carrying grapefruit.

    Date given on old records 04/11/1948.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Cataloguer:
    Amelia
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    64948
    Sort Number:
    UN 2047 E
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:17:00 / 01:46:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 2047 E
    Film ID:
    2244.12
    Issue Date:
    1948
  • Appears in...

    Collections
    Newsreels
    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Fashion & Music Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
The great politician and orator Winston Churchill left behind a sea of humourous quips and discerning quotes. We remember some of his finest epigrams and witty ripostes.
Churchill
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
Come Out And Dine

Come Out And Dine

A man picks large fish out of the water and feeds them.

Buster!

Buster!

A man rides his motorcycle through a pane of glass in Florida.

The Super Hen House!

The Super Hen House!

A half-finished hotel in Florida that was turned into a hen farm.

The Freckles Champ!

The Freckles Champ!

Freckle faced boys take part in a contest to see who has the most freckles.

International Polo

International Polo

International hockey team between U.S.A. and Britain.

Hurricane Warning Saves Florida Lives

Hurricane Warning Saves Florida Lives

Hurricane winds and rain lash the Florida coast causing much damage.

Performing Porpoise

Performing Porpoise

Porpoise called 'Flippy' in tank performing for trainer Frohn.

Latest Rocket Ends In Failure

Latest Rocket Ends In Failure

Explosive end for rocket test with monkey

August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
As the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy Landings approach, Pathe looks at 10 facts about the largest seaborne invasion in history.
dday
On 6 June 1944, the invasion of Normandy began. British Pathé newsreels documented every stage of the liberation of Europe. This is the definitive collection.
D-DAY_GREATEST_COMBINED_OPERATION_IN_WORLDS_HISTORY_1360_03_3451.jpg
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
As two weeks of football mania get underway, we take a look at some fun facts from the 1966 World Cup.
world cup