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    Fur coats - men and women test out imitation fur coats in cold and wet conditions.


    C/U girl wearing underslip, she puts on an imitation fur coat. C/U of another girl in her fur coat, C/U as she puts on fur boots. C/U of the other girl putting large fur gloves on. M/S of both girls, a man wearing a duffle coat comes in. They all walk out of picture to cold storage room. Various shots as they enter the room. M/S empty chairs, the two girls go and sit down. The man places rugs over their knees. One girl picks up a magazine. M/S icicles hanging from roof. The camera pans down to man sitting reading a magazine.

    C/U girl's hands, we pan up with her hands as she touches ice on side of refrigerated room. M/S blocks of ice, we pan across them to the girls reading. C/U girl sitting with fur coat on, C/U other girl, she looks up and smiles. M/S man in duffle coat, he puts the book down and looks at his watch. M/S as camera looks over man's shoulder to the girls. He gets up and crosses over to them. C/U as he takes the rugs off their knees and they get up. M/S of the three outside the cold room. A woman brings in a tray of tea. C/U's as they drink it. C/U as man comes in and turns on tap, C/U water starting to pour out of shower. M/S girl standing under spray with fur coat and plastic hood on. C/U girl smiling under spray.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:16:00 / 01:25:24:00
    NP 488
    Sort Number:
    NP 488
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    Fashion & Music Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology Trade & Industry
    COLD 1954 Winter Warmers fur presentation fur fur
  • Stills

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

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