• Short Summary

    An item showing how a Guard's bearskin hat is put together.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Adam's High Hats!

    London.

    A look at how bearskin hats are made for Guards. M/S of bearskins on a table being sorted out by two men. C/U as one chalks around a pattern and pins it, C/U as he cuts around it. M/S of a lady stitching the hats inside out, she turns one the right way round when it is finished. M/S of a basket work frame, M/S as felt is stitched around the bottom and the frame is pushed into the crown and sewn in, a leather headband is added. Various shots as it is finished and then combed. M/S of the hats on stands. L/S of Guards marching in the finished product.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1140.16
    Media URN:
    39654
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:05:00 / 01:34:44:00
    Canister:
    PT 343

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