• Short Summary

    Students learn the art of hairdressing at Alfred Morris's school in London.

  • Description

    Hairdressing school.

    Near Piccadilly, London.

    The camera pans across women under big hairdryers. L/S interior of the hairdressing school run by Alfred Morris where women can go for hairstyles at a reduced cost as trainees practise on them. Various shots including good C/U's as they dress hair. M/S of Alfred Morris giving lessons to his students including how the hair grows. They work on wigs attached to blocks. M/S as they watch Alfred Morris style a lady's hair, they lean in to have a closer look. Various shots of international students, including Indian and Jamaican, working on hair.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1303.05
    Media URN:
    43209
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:17:00 / 01:10:11:00
    Canister:
    NP 312

Comments (4)

  1. colettebl says

    Hi
    Just wondering if you have anything else on the Morris school of hairdressing Alfred was my great great uncle this is the only trace I've found of it
    Thanks

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  2. gackback8 says

    Hi Colletebl,

    Alfred Morris was also my Great Great, Uncle. can we contact over email and we'll find out more?!

    Thank you!

    A relative!

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  3. colettebl says

    Hello!!

    Thanks for getting back to me! would love to find out more leave me your email or facebook and I'll get in touch soon!

    Thanks!

    Colette

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  4. gackback8 says

    Facebook: Avraham Goldy

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