1950s Culture

Lurex Fashions

Lurex Fashions (1957)

Traditional outfits from India, Bangkok and Japan and their western versions presented in London.

Dogs Party AKA Dog Show

Dogs Party AKA Dog Show (1957)

Dogs celebrating publication of a new book on dogs care. More fur on women than on dogs - it seems!

Selected Originals - Heat Wave

Selected Originals - Heat Wave (1952)

Material relating to newsreel story "Heat Wave" - 52/54.

Flower Garden

Flower Garden (1955)

Travelogue from one of the most beautiful gardens in the world - Keukenhof.

Glass City Of The Future

Glass City Of The Future (1959)

Pilkington Brothers have developed a scheme for a glass city.

Southend Illuminations

Southend Illuminations (1955)

Las Vegas of the English Riviera - illuminated pier of Southend on Sea rivals the illuminations of Vegas.

Mayfair Colour Centre

Mayfair Colour Centre (1956)

A young couple visit the Mayfair Colour Centre to get some advise on colour schemes for their home.

Miniature Fairground

Miniature Fairground (1955)

Miniature fairground with working models.

Hair Research

Hair Research (1957)

Get a free haircut as a guinea-pig in a shampoo research centre.

Dream Houses

Dream Houses (1958)

Great ideas and gadgets from the Ideal Home Exhibition at Olympia.

Men's Hair Styles

Men's Hair Styles (1956)

A fabulous 'Elephant Trunk' quiff is created for a teddy boy at Cyril's Hairdressers.