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  • Short Summary

    Funny film featuring a beauty parlour for horses - the nags have pedicures and baths.

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    An American woman runs a beauty parlour for horses.

    M/S of horses covered in blankets being led into the beauty parlour. The horses are brought up to a table where a woman sits with a sign that reads: "Marcelling $1.00" (the Marcel Wave was a popular hairstyle in the 1920s). Hair Cutting is $2.50 Eyebrows $1.00 and Manicuring $1.50. C/U of two women attending to a horse.

    A white cloth is placed around the horse's neck. One woman combs the horse's tail whilst another woman gives the horse a pedicure. C/U of woman polishing the horse's hoof. M/S of a man and a woman washing a horse's neck - the horse is lying down on the ground, it looks like it is enjoying it. "the end of the tail." the horse's tail is attached to a complicated perming device. The jockey hangs on to the horse's tail - it struggles a bit.

    Quite funny if you like that kind of thing!

    Was originally an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 349.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:01:38:00
    EP 098

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