• Short Summary

    New spray makes clothing impervious to water.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "KEEP-DRY SPRAY DEFEATS ST. SWITHIN."

    United States America (USA).

    Two women in identical dresses (Millie & Tillie) being sprayed with aqua-proof spray. Millie and Tillie being sprayed with garden hose. Nozzle of spray splashing backside of one of the women. Millie and Tillie standing after 'shower' - Tillie is wet, Millie stays dry thanks to aqua-proof. Close up shot of one of Tillie brushing hair with hands, tilt to waist showing wet dress. Tillie and Millie showing dresses - one wet and the other dry.

    Close up shot of a man spraying aqua-proof on shoes. Close up shot of feet stepping into pan of water - feet stay dry, claims voiceover.

    Close up shot of a man drinking glass of beer - he pours beer down tie and suit - stays dry.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1432.14
    Media URN:
    47083
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:07:00 / 01:22:47:00
    Canister:
    48/50

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