• Short Summary

    Actress Sybil Thorndike dressed as Victorian lady at rehearsals for Chelsea Arts Ball.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Mrs Grundy disapproves!"

    Chelsea, London.

    Various shots of glamorous models walking down cat walk dressed in fancy-dress costumes. Watching them is actress Dame Sybil Thorndike dressed as a severe Victorian lady - Mrs Grundy. As the girls walk past in their skimpy costumes, Sybil (as Mrs Grundy) makes lots of disapproving comments such as "The Shame!", "Oh, you hussy" and "well, in my young days if the girls had dressed like this the vicar would have given them such a look!".

    The girls are rehearsing for annual Chelsea Arts Ball.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    947.03
    Media URN:
    15837
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:00:00 / 01:02:59:00
    Canister:
    37/99

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