• Short Summary

    Footage of wig making and the hairstylist Steiner at work. Mayfair, London.

  • Description

    Mayfair, London.

    C/Us of blond fashion model sitting down. The famous hairdresser Steiner enters the room. Several good shots of Steiner at work cutting the woman's flowing locks. The hair that is cut off is put onto a tray. C/U of woman at first smiling then looking slightly distressed as he continues to rapidly cut her hair. M/S of man using with the discarded hair in the wig department. Man uses a "hackle" to straighten the hair. Excellent shots of wig being made including the hair being curled and and assembled on a silk not.

    M/Ss of Steiner making finishing touches to model's hair. His assistant walks in with the new wig on a tray. Steiner takes the hair piece and simply clips into place at the back of women's neck to give the lady her old her style back again. The commentator remarks "Now she can let her hair down whenever she likes."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1263.07
    Media URN:
    34191
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:02:00 / 01:10:23:00
    Canister:
    NP 225

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