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  • Short Summary

    Fashion material of women wearing a variety of trousers and shorts. Unedited material.

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    Unedited material ("cuts", "rushes" or "out takes") from the Colour Pictorial story "Trouser Fashions" from CP 517.

    M/S of woman's legs and lower body as she sits on a park bench. She is wearing patterned tights or stockings and shorts. M/S of man and woman looking in the window of the London Hilton Jewellers. The woman wears a floaty blue chiffon coat over a patterned trouser suit. C/U of the couple as they look in the window. The woman then poses, showing off her outfit. Short shots of the couple arriving at the shop. High angle of a woman's lower body. She wears white jeans and black Chelsea boots. She carries a large leather bag. Tilt up to show the girl's black leather jacket and modern hairdo - a short beehive. She looks a bit of a modette. She looks at her watch. L/S of the girl - she walks off swinging her bag. Repeat of L/S and walk. Camera follows the girl as she walks along.

    High angle of pair of legs in trousers and long coat walking away from the camera. Looks like a man until the camera pans up - woman has longish hair and wears a mannish hat. Repeat of last two shots. L/S and C/U of the woman looking into shop windows. Woman waits at side of road to cross, the takes her coat off and crosses the road. M/S of her looking at the traffic lights. High angle of her legs and feet showing her patent leather boots.

    M/S of the shopping couple seen earlier arriving in an expensive car. Doorman opens the car door. Couple step out of the car and walk towards camera. Repeat of this shot. Woman poses by the jewellers entrance then the couple go in. C/U of neck detail of the dress and of her legs and feet. The man takes off the woman's chiffon coat. C/U of some the jewellery in the shop window. Two Arab gentlemen look through the shop window.

    L/S of the entrance to a church. Friends crowd around as the married couple emerges. He is wearing full Scottish national dress including a kilt. She is wearing a white trouser suit. The guests throw confetti. Various shots of the couple emerging and having confetti thrown at them. Camera tilts down to show the woman's lacy trousers. The bride climbs into the car and her husband follows.

    M/S of a boat moored on the banks of the Thames. A young boy in a scouts uniform walks up the gangplank to the shore. Shots from different angles of the boy approaching the camera. He stops in his tracks when he notices a beautiful woman wearing a suit with shorts walking along the embankment. She unbuttons her coat as she steps up onto the gangplank. The scout watches her as she walks away from him. Various shots of the woman showing off her suit with the scout watching.

    M/S of two women hailing a cab. They wear outfits which look a bit like negligees. One of the woman wears black lacy trousers under a see through chiffon coat. C/U of their legs - a bit saucy. M/S of woman sitting on park bench as before wearing shorts and patterned tights. She stands up to show that the shorts have a flap of fabric at the front that makes them look like a skirt. Various shots of this model and her outfit.

    C/U of a beaded bodice being fastened at the back by press studs. M/S of this procedure - the model is standing on the doorstep of "Quents" at 22 Hill Street. The model is turned to face the camera. Another woman emerges from the building and helps the model to put on a chiffon coat which is worn over the top of her outfit. A photographer comes into shot and tells the model how he would like her to pose.

    Various shots of the fashion model posing in her outfit (this has a flowing chiffon skirt over trousers). M/S of two women (the fashion designers or stylists presumably) and the fashion photographer who is taking pictures. The model does a twirl to show off her outfit. M/S of photographer loading his film. Good C/U of him looking at the model then taking her picture. Low angle shot of the model doing a twirl then walking over the head of the cameraman.

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    Colour pictorials cuts out takes
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:35:00 / 01:55:32:00
    CP 517 Cuts

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  1. Unknown user says

    These are offcuts from clip 301.04.

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  2. Unknown user says

    "Another woman emerges from the building and helps the model to put on a chiffon coat" - there are in fact two women helping out, and they are the Rahvis sisters.

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