• Short Summary

    Mr Grubert remodels old fur coats to give them a new fashionable look.

  • Description

    Fur coat remodelling.

    Location of events unknown, probably London.

    Various shots of three women looking at their old fur coats in despair. M/S of a woman with Mr A. G. Grubert who remodels the coats, they consult and he draws a sketch of a new coat, she tries on a similar model. M/S of the old coat in the factory, the lining is removed and the fur is put in a revolving drum to get rid of dust and loose hairs. The faded parts are cut away and replaced with new sections. M/S as machinists sew them together. The coat is stretched on nail board ready for tailoring, M/S's as a man re-dyes the coat by brushing a feather across it. Various shots of the original ladies modelling their "new" coats.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1578.16
    Media URN:
    50603
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:37:00 / 01:40:56:00
    Canister:
    NSP 435

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