• Short Summary

    Fashion designer, Norman Hartnell sets off with his models to show his designs in Paris.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Croydon - As hard as selling coals to Newcastle? Norman Hartnell - famed dress designer - leaves by air with British Mannequins to sell British frocks in Paris - the Home of Fashion!"

    Croydon Airport, London

    High angle shot of Norman Hartnell and several women gathered by a microphone on the airfield. In the background is an aeroplane.

    Closer shot of several of the women. Pan across the group of women - models to show Hartnell's designs to the French.

    High angle shot of Hartnell and models by microphone as he continues to speak about his plans for showing his designs in Paris.

    The passengers climb up the steps onto the plane. It is a large biplane. Closer shot of them getting onto plane.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    661.36
    Media URN:
    4766
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:38:00 / 01:51:31:00
    Canister:
    32/10

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