From Eve To Everywoman Every Woman 1936

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    Item title reads - From Eve to everywoman! A cavalcade of fashion. From the Sunderland House Exhibition, London.

    M/S of a model dressed as Eve, she is wearing a dress that looks as if it is made of leaves, M/S of stone age woman wearing dress representing bark, she raises the piece of flint she is carrying in a threatening manner.

    M/S of a lady wearing a gown and heart shaped head-dress from Henry V's era. M/S of a model dressed as Katharine of Aragon in big gown and head dress, man dressed as King Henry VIII stands next to her. M/S of his six wives, they all point at him.

    M/S of Stuart lady from Charles II's era in riding habit, which is a big hat and dress. M/S of model dressed as Nell Gwyn with low cut court dress featuring big skirt and frills. M/S of a woman wearing day dress of George I's era, she curtsies and fans herself.

    From George II's era we see a lady with huge wig and wide dress. A Victorian girl is wearing a big flowery dress which goes in at the waist.

    M/S of the models all gathered together with the exhibition's organiser, Gwen Lally. Various shots of modern day dress, including a girl in a pyjama suit, and others in sportswear. C/U of a lady in a net hat, M/S of her entire outfit, she is wearing a dark dress and fox fur stole. M/S of a lady in a chic cocktail dress and small hat. M/S's of a lady in a long evening dress with straps. M/S of what fashion could be in the future with a model wearing a big plastic creation with huge sleeves!

    Note: Nell Gwyn and Nell Gwynne for search purposes.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:47:21:00 / 01:50:06:00
    PT 315
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    PT 315
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