• Short Summary

    Windmill girls model swimsuits designed by ex-aircraft engineer Major du Cros.

  • Description

    New bathing suits modelled by showgirls from Windmill Theatre, London.

    C/U fashion sketch of swimsuit being drawn by designer. Various shots of designer Major du Cros (ex-aircraft engineer) and a dressmaker looking at several Windmill girl models in swimsuits.

    M/S of models changing behind screen. Various shots of dressmaker and the Major taking measurements of Windmill girls. M/S of Major cutting swimsuit pattern. Various shots elderly seamstress at work.

    Various shots Windmill girls doing exercises in swimsuits while Major watches- he is looking for stresses and strains in fabric!

    The swimsuits are made from "Lastex" (like latex?)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1373.21
    Media URN:
    44986
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:28:00 / 01:33:55:00
    Canister:
    NP 284

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