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    HARTNELL NIGHTWEAR FASHIONS - fabulously extravagant negligees and pyjamas by Norman Hartnell are modelled in a domestic setting. This is his first range of nightwear designs.

    Bruton Street, London.

    LV. Norman Hartnell sitting on couch watching woman modelling a creation called: 'My Fair Lady' - a negligee and night-dress in oyster pink double-nylon denier. CU. Norman Hartnell. SV. Two girls sitting on couch. One on the right wearing Terylene washable quilted housecoat and matching nightie, the one on the left is putting on a nylon velvet coatie in turquoise. CU. Girl in the nylon velvet coatie stands up. LV. of the two girls, the one in the coatie turns about showing pirate type of pants. SV. Two girls sitting on settee. One on the left wearing a pyjama coatie in nylon velvet, the one on the right wearing black orchid pyjama double nylon denier, pan down showing pirate pants and short jacket. These girls are smoking in their pyjamas - how decadent! (Probably pretty dangerous too with all that nylon around).

    SV. Two girls. One seated on settee wearing terylene crepe night-dress in rose. The one on the right swirls and then sits down. She is wearing a bed jacket in pleated terylene ninon in Dubarry. CU. Girl taking off her bed jacket. SV. The other girl taking off her jacket to reveal night-dress in terylene crepe. CU. Another girl wearing flame nylon velvet washable housecoat, pan down, and reveals half slip in white trimmed black nylon marquisette. SV. Top: five girls all dressed in various nighties sitting round a table having tea.


    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene D.)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:30:00 / 01:05:41:00
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  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture
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