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    Woman stands in front of some indoor palms. She leans against a wall and plays with a string of pearls she wears around her neck. She walks around a set which is supposedly representing a lounge room and shows off her outfit to a friend. The friend sits in an armchair and a C/U reveals her to be wearing a man's shirt, a bow tie and a smoking jacket or dressing gown. She smiles and talks to her friend. The friend spreads her floaty skirts out - they seem to be having a little dispute.

    A very badly decomposed title seems to read something along the lines of: "Comment is useless. Their dresses are entirely out of harmony with their hair." The girl in the floaty frock has a very severe bob type haircut whilst the woman in the more mannish clothes has longer more fluffy hair. With the assistance of two maids, the two women begin to undress. Intertitle reads: "Now see the difference." The two women model their outfits - the mannish suit has trousers which stop just under the knee. M/S of the woman in the more feminine style turning for the camera. Masculine attired woman lights a cigarette. She blows out smoke and puts her hand in her jacket pocket.

    Safety print only.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:01:00 / 01:59:06:00
    EP 085
    Sort Number:
    EP 085
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    Fashion & Music Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    trousers Pyjamas Trousers Women Shirt and Tie Bohemian London Bohemian London Women in Men\'s Clothes Women in Male Clothing Male Inspired Fashions
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