• Short Summary

    Plaits for ladies are made from the hair of cows' tails. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Cow's tail hair raiser.

    London.

    Various shots as a man combs out the hair from a buffalo's tail. He washes it in a bucket then plaits it. M/S of a hairdresser in a salon, he picks up a plait and attaches it to a lady's hair. Various shots as hairdressers attach different plaits and the ladies model them. M/S of a sign advertising the plaits for 4 and a half guineas as opposed to 20 guineas for human hair. M/S as the customers file in then emerge with their plaits. A lady comes out with the plait wrapped around her head and is met by a gentleman friend.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1400.08
    Media URN:
    45570
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:57:00 / 01:14:27:00
    Canister:
    46/43

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