• Short Summary

    Dolls dressed in fashions of the last 100 years go on display at Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CENTURY OF FASHION" (Dublin issue).

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

    Various shots of Lady Walton opening an exhibition of dolls which show the evolution of women's fashions over the previous 100 years.

    Numerous shots of the dolls, dressed in costumes ranging from 1841 to 1941. Commentator explains that this is a charity show and the dolls have been dressed by local ladies over a period of six months. One tableau of dolls is labelled "To Be Raffled". A doll in a Red Cross Nurse uniform stands beside a collection box.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1328.09
    Media URN:
    43851
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:07:00 / 01:10:53:00
    Canister:
    42/41 (Dublin)

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