• Short Summary

    A look at the new utility dresses designed to be economic and practical.

  • Description

    Modes for million.

    Location of events unknown, probably London.

    M/S of a woman modelling a utility dress. Various shots as Norman Hartnell draws the designs for the new dress. M/S as a man cuts out the patterns which have 120 variations. Various shots as the cloth is cut. L/S of girls in factories sewing the dresses which are limited in the amount of buttonholes, pleats and pockets they are allowed to have. A buyer looks over them. L/S of the finished dresses on racks. They have rip proof seams and reinforced shoulders. Various shots as mannequins model the dresses. M/S as camera pans across them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1548.07
    Media URN:
    49679
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:19:00 / 01:13:53:00
    Canister:
    NSP 325

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