• Short Summary

    The males steel the limelight at hairdressing contest in Manchester.

  • Description

    Belle Vue, Manchester.

    CU. Period hairstyle Le Fregatte, & SV. Model descending steps, past courtiers during the pageant. SV. Crowd applauding. CU. Number seventy eight Petronius (Roman style). SV. The Winter Princess No 94 being prepared (girl has golden sun 'crown' in her hair), & CU. CU. No 80 Medusa the Snake Queen Goddess ('snakes' made of her hair). SCU. Model Dennis Jones having his Curled Semi-Crew Cut prepared, & CU. Semi-Crew Cut. SCU. The D. A. Cut (D.A. stands for District Attorney), & CU. SCU. Brian Sharp having his T.V. Style sprinkled. CU. The Brush Cut of Gilbert Wallis dressed by Lew Starr. SV. Teddy Boy parading in front of audience. CU. Tony Curtis Cut - No 76 showing his hair to audience. SCU. Civic dignitaries applauding. SV. Women contestants lined up. (Winner was Mildred Botwood and the hairstyle Moonglow, hairdresser's name Margaret Harrison). SV. Male contestants lined up. SCU. Judge looking at men's hairstyles. She pauses to look at the T. V. Style. CU. T.V. Cut. SV. Hairstyles being examined. SV. Crowd applaud. SV. The Bernard Brothers ruffling the hair of the winning boy Dennis Jones (Curled Semi-Crew Cut).

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "B")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    513.15
    Media URN:
    30581
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:20:00 / 01:23:36:00
    Canister:
    55/23

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