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  • Short Summary

    Young girls who work for dressmakers celebrate St. Catherine's Day, patron saint of Old Maids. Paris. France.

  • Description

    Item title reads - FRANCE Old maids' day in Paris. Jolly Midinettes, from great dressmaking establishments, celebrate Good St. Catherine's Day - patron saint of "the old maids." France.

    M/S of young women dressed in white sailor suits and hats. M/S of a group of girls dressed as Pirouette, two girls kiss each other and laugh. M/S of girls in shiny top hats and costumes with skirts that stick out in puffball style. They start to kick their legs in a line, a row of men in shiny top hats dance behind them, they take a bow. M/S of women walking around in a circle, they have a man trapped in the middle, they continue to walk around holding hands but he eventually breaks the circle.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    766.01
    Media URN:
    35401
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:01:26:00
    Canister:
    G 1559

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