• Short Summary

    Showgirls at Windmill Theatre take part in survey by nylon stockings factory.

  • Description

    Windmill Theatre, London.

    Various shots Windmill showgirls doing cancan dancing on stage. Various shots Windmill girls in dressing-rooms, taking off nylon stockings. They examine the stockings for wear and tear, they then fill in a form. They are taking part in a survey by a nylon stocking factory. Each week girls parcel up their used stockings and send them to the factory.

    North London stockings factory.

    Various shots Windmill girls at watching stockings being examined on light box. Various shots of the Windmill girls watching the weaving of a new nylon yard on factory floor. Model demonstrating how to wear nylon stockings properly. She stands on a table in a conference room, another girl in a white laboratory coat points to the stockings. The Windmill girls sit around the table looking interested.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1369.08
    Media URN:
    44832
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:27:00 / 01:11:30:00
    Canister:
    NP 220

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    Featured at 0:29 is Anita D'Ray.

  2. fimanning says

    iI have a photo of my husband Barrie Manning dancing with Anita D'Ray at The Windmill in 1946/47

  3. fimanning says

    Do you not allow Pinterest access to the films? I have been redirected to a flicker photograph every time I try to pin a Windmill film

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