• Short Summary

    Shoppers vie for the best bargains in the January Sales.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Every woman for herself.

    January Sales in Selfridges Department Store, London.

    M/S women examining blankets in home furnishings department. L/S ladies crowded into store. Various shots as they queue at the tills. C/U sign 'Sale - teenage shop'. M/S hats, C/U girl trying one on. M/S men in their sales department. C/U boy trying on adult's shoes. M/S man trying dressing gown on over his suit, he is still wearing his bowler hat.

    L/S chinaware department, people sort through the trays of crockery. C/U sign 'Wedgwood'. C/U sign 'Rejects'. Various shots of women sorting through china plates. C/U plates being put into wire basket. M/S woman struggling to get near counter with wire baskets. Speeded up shot of women sorting out plates on counter. C/U cash register turning to three and nine pence. Speeded up shot of shoppers getting agitated. C/U pan people sorting through plates. C/U sign 'Bone China'. M/S man carrying plates and cups, he approaches the door which opens and crashes into him, he drops the crockery and it smashes on the ground. C/U as he takes off his hat and throws it down on the crockery.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1704.22
    Media URN:
    52951
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:37:00 / 01:51:58:00
    Canister:
    61/2

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