• Short Summary

    Duchess of York and Queen Mary inspect British fashions and goods at British Industries Fair.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The White City. British Industries 'Show The World'. The Duchess of York sees All-British Fashion Parade mannequins, materials and models, that Paris - at her best - could not excel!"

    White City, London.

    Fashion models walk down steps on stage to show off their beautiful - British - gowns and dresses.

    Nice shot of Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) with others enjoying the fashion parade.

    More shots of models - one woman opens a large fan.

    CU Duchess of York.

    More shots of the models. Inter cut with shots of Duchess.

    Intertitle reads: "HM The Queen also spends a busy day at Britain's 'shop window' at British Industries Fair, Olympia."

    Queen Mary inspects stalls at BIF. In the background can be seen Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI). The Queen looks over a stuffed toy stall. She walks on to another stall. Behind her we see the Duke and Duchess of York together.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    697.40
    Media URN:
    6012
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:06:00 / 01:57:13:00
    Canister:
    33/16

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event ran from 19 February to 2 March 1933.

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