Mannequins In The Making 1938

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    Good film demonstrating the importance of etiquette is important in order to be a female model.

    Note: Part of the film appears to have been shot in New York, in the United States of America. However, it is not clear whether this is entirely the case.

    Full titles read: "MANNEQUINS IN THE MAKING"

    L/S of a woman wearing a short sleeved dress on a raised platform. The commentator explains the qualifications needed to be a real life mannequin. Group shots of several young women in training. They perform several leg, body and arm exercises. M/S's of the women walking up steps on a platform balancing books on their heads, the commentator says this is to keeps the spine straight. M/S of man walking down the street with a large basket on his head whilst smoking a pipe. Various shots of the instructor teaching the girls how to walk properly and to walk up the steps correctly. L/S of a lady demonstrating how to properly wave a large feathered fan. The commentator says "it is wrong to use it as if you were signalling a message."

    M/S of two models in New York, United States of America. demonstrating how to make a "graceful turn" with the aid of a mirror. M/S of a young women 'flopping' down on a sofa. The trainer shows how it should be done, she gently sits down and slowly folds her legs. C/U of a woman frowning and looking rather miserable. C/U of women smiling looking at the camera and smiling "correctly".

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    Cataloguer:
    Howard
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    40238
    Sort Number:
    PT 413
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:49:00 / 01:27:43:00
    Canister:
    PT 413
    Film ID:
    1164.17
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1938
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