Miss Dolly Comes To Town 1937

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    Titles read: "MISS DOLLY COMES TO TOWN".

    Merton, county unknown.

    Various shots at a toy factory show parts for a doll being cut out, sewn and stuffed by women factory workers. The heads are made by pouring plaster into a mould, and the eyes are attached by hand. Other women paint the features on doll face; a woman puts some rouge on a doll with a small cloth, then takes out her compact mirror and uses the same cloth to put rouge on her own cheeks! Then hair is sprayed onto the head.

    A woman adjusts a hat on a large lifelike doll with blonde plaits and carries this doll and some other toys - a Donald Duck and a Mickey and Minnie Mouse - through the factory. Other women add the finishing touches to similar toys.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    40129
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1160.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:10:00 / 01:46:20:00
    Canister:
    PT 401
    Sort Number:
    PT 401
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