Fur coat fashions are modelled in New York - New design of life jacket is shown in California.
Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.
New York, United States of America (USA). American voiceovered newsreel material.
Fur coat fashion show. Two models on roof displaying fur coats, New York skyscrapers in background. Close up shot of a hand pulling zip which separates top and bottom of coat. This makes a long fur coat into short fur jacket. Two models on roof unzipping bottoms of coats staying in jackets. Models displaying jackets. Models taking fur trimmed wool skirts from chairs and attaching them to fur tops. Models zipping new skirts to fur tops. Models turn round displaying newly assembled outfits.
Oakland, California, United States of America (USA).
Close up shot of Mr Arthur Hansen buttoning up new life jacket - looks like ordinary jacket. He turns and walks away. Mr Hansen walking along jetty. He throws himself into water. Mr Hansen in water. Close up shot of Mr Hansen lying on water with life jacket inflated. Long shot of a boat going to Mr Hansen's rescue. Man throws life belt. Close up shot of life belt hitting water, pan to Mr Hansen grabbing it. He grips life belt with feet. Close up shot of Mr Hansen's feet gripping life belt, pan to Mr Hansen lying on water smoking cigarette and reading magazine. He uses life belt as foot rest.
Possibly connected with 48/73 - MD.