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  • Short Summary

    Great animation showing the influence the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb has had on fashion.

  • Description

    Story about the effect on fashion the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb has precipitated.

    Animation. Cartoon newspaper advert states: "Egyptian find influences fashion". A woman in front of her dressing table performs an Egyptian sand dance. She pours liquid on her short black bob and it miraculously grows into Cleopatra style locks. She alters the sash around her waist, powders her nose, transforms her powder dispenser into an Egyptian head dress, pulls the sleeves off her dress, kicks her shoes off, does more Egyptian dancing and is followed out of the room by her shoes.

    A creature (not clear of what sort) wearing a hat inscribed "Elevator" appears, he bows down as the woman gets into the lift. He follows her into the lift Egyptian style. A bell boy comes along. He is magically transformed into an Egyptian. Rather bizarre.

    Note: seems to be a variable spelling - Tutankhamen or Tutankhamun.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    832.27
    Media URN:
    14473
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:24:00 / 01:58:42:00
    Canister:
    EP 028

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