Fashion show of evening gowns by Rosalind Gilbert + period costumes from Cunningham Collection.
Issue title is PATHE PICTORIAL LOOKS AT THE PASSING YEARS.
Various shots of fashion show of designs by designer Rosalind Gilbert. An audience sit behind long banqueting table while models glide past dressed in glamorous evening gowns.
Manchester Art Gallery.
C/U of two little girls in Victorian period costume peeping through keyhole. Various shots of woman in Victorian costume undressing - she takes off layers of skirts, petticoats, bloomers and corsets. Various shots of group of women in period dress in drawing room, their costumes are from "famous Cunningham Collection". Narrator makes comparison between Victorian costumes and modern fashions.