• Short Summary

    Old fisherman makes hat for young lady from rope and fishing net.

  • Description

    Part of HANDS WANTED issue.

    Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

    Various shots of gnarled old fisherman making a trendy hat for a pretty young woman using unusual materials. He makes the brim from a piece of old rope, the rest of the hat is made from a fishnet. He places the hat on the girl's head and holds up her compact mirror so she can see.

    Note: novelty fashion item - shows 'make-do and mend' resourcefulness of women during the war.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1280.20
    Media URN:
    42754
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:29:00 / 01:36:57:00
    Canister:
    NSP 187

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