Good footage of the making of bear skin hats - London.
Bear skin hat making workshop in London.
Newsreel library shots of the Trooping the Colour. M/S Man (Alfred Powell) examining furs on hooks, selects one. M/S Alfred brings furs to table, examines it. L/S Man examining fur, turns it over. L/S Reverse angle, man cuts piece off fur. M/S Examining piece of fur, throws it away and marks up remaining fur with pattern. L/S Man marking up fur from pattern. C/U Man. L/S Man marking up fur. C/U Man pulling out fur as shaped from pattern. M/S Man matching two pieces of fur.
C/U Man matching two pieces of fur, passes it over to man sewing. C/U Man sewing fur. Closer shot, man sewing fur. M/S Man stops sewing turns fur inside out passes it back to first man who puts it on a block in shape of a guards bearskin. C/U Miss Kate Ellis fitting framework inside bearskin. C/U Girl. M/S Girl combing bearskin places it on floor. L/S Man placing bearskin on floor where there are rows of bear skins in formation. More newsreel shots Trooping the Colour. M/S of Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) on horseback.
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