Hat Library 1954

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    Hat library in Baker Street, London.

    M/S woman putting hats into millinery steriliser. She closes door . M/S woman pressing hat. C/U hat on model's head. Various C/Us women's hats for hire. They are of various styles with feathers, flowers and veils - all very elegant!

    Various shots woman sitting in front of dressing table mirror with assistant standing by her side, the woman is trying on hats. The woman chooses a wide brimmed hat. The woman takes off hat, puts her own on and then fills out lending form. C/U woman writing in book. M/S woman walking out of shop with parcel. Camera following woman as she walks out of entrance and down street.

    The library was started by Lily Arlen and Esther Jeffries.

    Note: newspaper article and Hat Library brochure on file.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/07/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44074
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1335.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:55:00 / 01:12:31:00
    Canister:
    NP 513
    Sort Number:
    NP 513
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