• Short Summary

    Item showing how to make new women's clothes and hats out of men's old ones.

  • Description

    Make and mend hats.

    Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.

    Some utility fashion ideas from Anne Edwards the fashion editor of Woman magazine. M/S as a woman cuts the brim off her husband's trilby hat, she puts the crown on to a block and irons pleats into it. She attaches the brim and cuts off part of the crown to make it shallower, she adds a couple of feathers and models her new sporting hat. M/S of a woman modelling a town hat she has fashioned from an old top hat. M/S of old shirt which is now neat blouse. M/S of new suit made from husband's old one, and pinafore dress made from man's trousers.

    Note: for search purposes 'make do and mend'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1556.02
    Media URN:
    60166
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:30:00 / 01:04:24:00
    Canister:
    NSP 350

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