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  • Short Summary

    Young women receive beauty treatment and lessons on how to sit and walk properly.

  • Description

    Note: Location of the events unknown.

    Full titles read: "ALL SET FOR BEAUTY"

    M/S of young lady seated looking into large magnifying glass tube device. She examines the face of another lady who is also seated. C/U of the enlarged girls eye through the magnifying glass.

    M/S of women with her head inside some kind of steaming device. M/S of women laying down with her head in a towel. Her face is sprayed with a liquid. M/S's of several girls receiving a massage.

    L/S's of the girls hitting their lower jaw with the tops of their hands and patting themselves on the face (it looks quite amusing). L/S's and M/S's of the girls rolling their eyes. The girls are then seen wearing various facial masks while they perform finger exercises. L/S's of a women sitting behind a screen showing how a women should correctly sit and not slouch - posture training.

    Nice M/S of the girls standing in line giggling. L/S's and M/S's of the girls wearing swimming costumes walking on tiptoe holding books on their head and writing on a piece of paper with their foot by holding a pen in between their toes.

    Note: Good story on women's etiquette in the 1930's. The track is currently missing for this item. Old records claim that Helena Rubenstein appears in this record. This cataloguer cannot recognise her but there are several beauticians who appear in the item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1186.18
    Media URN:
    40818
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1939
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:32:00 / 01:35:53:00
    Canister:
    PT 472

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