• Short Summary

    Item showing women how to recycle evening gowns into practical daytime dresses.

  • Description

    Part of issue HI-DE-HI.

    Pathe Studios, London.

    Various shots of young woman converting pre-war long evening dress into a more practical day dress. We see her cutting out patterns and stitching. M/S of woman modelling the recycled dress with a matching turban to serviceman husband.

    Narrator points out clothes recycling is important part of war effort. The idea is from by Anne Edwards, fashion expert and editor of "Woman" magazine (she does not personally feature in this item).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1562.07
    Media URN:
    50148
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:21:00 / 01:13:51:00
    Canister:
    NSP 371

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