• Short Summary

    Footage of motor-yacht the 'Northwind' which is to be used as a floating showroom

  • Description

    Floating Showroom, London.

    M/Ss of dresses being loaded onto a small motor launch. L/S of the boat on the River Thames with Houses of Parliament in the background. L/S of the motor-yacht the 'Northwind'. The commentator remarks that "in foreign ports she will act as marine ambassador of Britain's textiles."

    L/S of two models on board the small motor boat as it pulls alongside 'Northwind'. M/Ss of the girls climbing aboard the ship carrying dresses. M/Ss of woman at work on models dress whilst she eats a sandwich. M/Ss of dresses. M/S of model being helped into a coat. M/s of woman sifting through pile of clothes. M/S of man looking at model bust with bra on. Several shots of the women trying on different dresses.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1263.27
    Media URN:
    34211
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:53:00 / 01:41:01:00
    Canister:
    NP 229

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