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    Full title reads: "MAINLY FOR WOMEN".

    PRINCESS MARGARET LEAVES FOR AMSTERDAM
    Heathrow Airport, London - Princess Margaret alighting from car and being greeted by Air Marshal Sir John d'Albiac and the Netherlands Ambassador Mr M. Verduyner at London Heathrow airport. Crowd looking on. Princess Margaret and party walking towards plane. Long shot of crowd. Princess Margaret enters plane.

    NEW YORK FUR FASHIONS
    New York, United States of America (USA) - Fur coat fashion show. Two models on roof displaying fur coats, New York skyscrapers in background. Close up shot of a hand pulling zip which separates top and bottom of coat. This makes a long fur coat into short fur jacket. Two models on roof unzipping bottoms of coats staying in jackets. Models displaying jackets. Models taking fur trimmed wool skirts from chairs and attaching them to fur tops. Models zipping new skirts to fur tops. Models turn round displaying newly assembled outfits.

    CALIFORNIAN FLOAT COAT
    Oakland, California, United States of America (USA) - Close up shot of Mr Arthur Hansen buttoning up new life jacket - looks like ordinary jacket. He turns and walks away. Mr Hansen walking along jetty. He throws himself into water. Mr Hansen in water. Close up shot of Mr Hansen lying on water with life jacket inflated. Long shot of a boat going to Mr Hansen's rescue. Man throws life belt. Close up shot of life belt hitting water, pan to Mr Hansen grabbing it. He grips life belt with feet. Close up shot of Mr Hansen's feet gripping life belt, pan to Mr Hansen lying on water smoking cigarette and reading magazine. He uses life belt as foot rest.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46843
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1436.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:15:00 / 01:50:08:00
    Canister:
    48/73
    Sort Number:
    48/073
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    Fabulous Forties Fashion Skirts Cityscapes New York - 1940s Glamorous New York Glamorous New York Oakland California
  • Stills

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

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