• Short Summary

    Great hairdressing footage at Olympia's Health and Beauty Fair.

  • Description

    Olympia, London.

    At Olympia's Health and Beauty Fair we see great shots of a woman having some metal rollers attached to her head by two lady hairdressers. The equipment is probably for perms / permanent waves but right now the 'victim' looks like a metal scarecrow!

    Another woman sits under a dryer. A man takes the dryer off her head to reveal her hair set in curls and held in place by a hair net. He starts to comb out her curls and push them into position. Pan across a group of women modelling hairstyles through the ages; a woman in the centre of the group has a modern hairdo. C/U of the modern woman's hair - a short style, swept back with soft curls at the front and sides.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    981.34
    Media URN:
    18039
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:36:00 / 01:35:05:00
    Canister:
    38/76

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