• Short Summary

    A fashion item about the latest styles in Cashmere sweaters for day and evening wear.

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    M/S of the door of the Wallbrook Club, a car is parked in front of it on the street. Two glamorous young women and a man with a camera come out of the door and walk past. The photographer is Arthur Goodchild and the girls are models Ronnie Goodlette and Anna Fryer.

    L/S of the Thames with buildings in the background and a pleasure boat sailing past in the foreground, the camera pans down to where two men and a woman are sitting by the river writing in notebooks. They are members of the fashion press coming for a preview of the latest Cashmere styles. Arthur and the models walk down the steps towards them and start chatting. M/S of the models and the press, one man has a newspaper, the group gathers round to look at it. The narrator tells us the Cashmere sweaters are a product of a factory in Hawick, Scotland. Arthur moves away from the group and holds his camera up ready to take a picture. M/S of the group looking at the paper.

    C/U of Ronnie's face, the camera moves down to show her cherry coloured pullover made from brushed Shetland wool. M/S of Anna posing in her Florentine blue and white turtleneck pullover with batwing intarsia sleeves. C/U of her face and down over her sweater. M/S of Ronnie looking on as one of the men looks at the newspaper. M/S of Arthur taking a picture and walking off screen.

    M/S of a big glass door with a net curtain over it, two more models emerge with the club's proprietor, who is wearing a dinner jacket and bow tie, he points to the view from the verandah. M/S of the view of the Thames with a motor boat sailing past in the foreground. M/S of the models looking over the river, on the right is Pat Goddard and Diana Jones is on the left. They are both wearing twin sets which have been dyed to match the colour of their skirts. Pat's is mistletoe green coloured and Diana's is grey.

    L/S of a bridge over the river with buildings in the background, the girls walk into the frame with the proprietor and lean on the railings. M/S as Arthur walks over with his camera. C/U as he holds the camera up ready to take a picture. C/U of Pat posing for the photograph, the camera pans down over her outfit. C/U of the skirt and jumper. M/S of Arthur finishing the picture and walking away.

    M/S of the inside of the club with wooden walls and a ship's wheel in the background. Anna and Arthur walk in. Arthur adjusts Anna's dress which is an ivory scoop neck cashmere pullover with red and gold brocade evening skirt. M/S as Arthur moves away and gets ready to take her picture. M/S of Anna posing by the wheel, the camera moves down over her outfit. M/S of Arthur as he takes the picture. L/S of the bar in the club where some of the models are having a drink, Anna walks into the scene. M/S of four models sitting by the bar, Arthur comes in and adjusts their outfits. Another model is looking out of the window at the back. Ronnie is wearing a white evening cashmere pullover with a matching stole. C/U of Ronnie holding a glass of white wine, the camera pans down over her outfit. C/U of the flower motif on her sweater.

    M/S of the girls sitting down to dinner in the restaurant, they are with the publicity man Bill Roger. M/S of Arthur entering the room and taking more pictures. M/S of Diana at the table wearing a slip-neckline sweater, M/S of Ronnie wearing a U-neck sweater and M/S of Anna wearing a roll collar. M/S of Arthur with his camera on a tripod preparing to take a picture. M/S of another model, Shirley Hurst, wearing a white sweater.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:49:00 / 01:27:55:00
    CP 140

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