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    Manchester, Lancashire.

    M/S man drawing a line on a bald man's head, various shots as he measures the head, and writes down measurements, paper is headed 'Crown Topper'. M/S he presses a piece of paper over bald man's head and puts piece of sellotape on it, he takes it off again and holds up pieces of hair to match colour and hands one to man. M/S bald man looks at himself in mirror, C/U other man cuts round paper. C/U wig blowing in the wind. C/U electric fan. M/S of man in toupee sat in front of fan, other man is writing results. Man takes toupee off, M/S other man combs the wig. M/S fan blowing what's left of his hair.

    M/S wig maker takes off his own toupee, they discuss them. M/S man lying down, a pillow is put over his head, he moves away and turns over. M/S of wig tester sat by bed, he checks the wig. C/U man in shower to test wig M/S as another man checks it and takes it off. M/S another man has toupee fitting, L/S hairstylist Cyril Packer combing and cutting toupee, C/U Cyril, C/U man in toupee, he picks up mirror and looks at himself. L/S he nods, smiles and gets up. M/S girl waiting by postbox, the man walks up to her, she looks impressed and smiles. C/U of couple as they walk down street.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Time in/Out:
    01:04:51:00 / 01:07:20:00
    CP 462
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    CP 462
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