• Short Summary

    A look at the health dangers of black market cosmetics.

  • Description

    General views London Chamber of Commerce building / Board of Trade meeting at table/ Captain Charles Waterhouse MC MP (Conservative) at table / Waterhouse addressing meeting SOT
    - Says that he hopes that with the co-operation of the cosmetic manufacturers and the common sense of the women of this country that the Black Market on cosmetics will be stamped out

    SLATE INFORMATION: 'Good scenes'

    General views 'Yardley' cosmetics factory / 'Evan Williams Shampoos' factory / 'Coty' factory exterior / General views 'Max Factor' factory exteriors / GV "Ponds" factory

    Black market cosmetics lined up on shelf inside shop / Black marketeer picking up bottles from dirt heap and working to mix illegal cosmetics in shed

    National Temperance Hospital / Magnified image of bacteria in black market cosmetic

    London Chamber of Commerce building / Captain Waterhouse addressing meeting on getting rid of black market make-up / Syringe being injected into girl's arm by doctor and then doctor rubbing cotton wool over girl's arm

    SOUND EFFECTS ON GOOD SCENES.

    Fashion and Costume; Home Front; Media; Shops and Shopping
    Background: A look at the health dangers of black market cosmetics.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD0JIUXFXIYU4889HWRMB8AHWV
    Media URN:
    VLVAD0JIUXFXIYU4889HWRMB8AHWV
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    Government acts to end illegal production of black market cosmetics

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