• Short Summary

    Hairdressers from all parts of Britain come to Oxford for 600 year old ceremony.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "HAIR DONS INVADE OXFORD".

    Oxford, Oxfordshire.

    First barber's charter granted 600 years ago commemorated at Oxford University. Long shot of Christ Church College, Oxford, through archway. Close up shot of Oxford University coat of arms with shaving brush, combs and scissors on top. Angle shot, barber's pole. Close up, pan, bald headed man entering building. Close up shot, top view, three bald headed men studying Charter. Close up shot of bald headed man, pan to Charter. Close up shot of a hairdresser at work. Close up shot of another hairdresser. Close up shot of a girl with hair style '1748 - 1948'. Close up shot of Elizabethan hairstyle - beads. Close up shot of Frigate hairstyle with boat on head, pan down to girl's face. Close up shot of Atomic head-dress - tall hair sculpture sits on girl's head. Onlookers in gallery. Models parading wearing costumes to match the hairstyles. Close up shot of a girl in striped dress walking down steps, pan up to head - curled beehive.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1438.09
    Media URN:
    46896
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:31:00 / 01:11:20:00
    Canister:
    48/76

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