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  • Short Summary

    A woman submits to facial tattooing in order to have permanently rosy cheeks.

  • Description

    THIS DIGIBETA VERSION HAS BEEN MADE FROM THE PRINT - VERSION ON TAPE *PM0760* WILL PROBABLY BE BETTER QUALITY AS TAKEN FROM THE NEGATIVE.

    The process involved in facial tattooing for permanent make-up - EEK!

    A woman seated on a sofa demonstrates to a man in a white coat where she would like her blusher tattooed. She lays on the sofa and the beautician covers her upper body with white cloths. A substance is rubbed into the woman's right cheek - possibly anaesthetic. (The beautician is wearing black rubber gloves - scary). C/U of table with various tattoo equipment and a dark powder. Dark powder is placed on the cheek then an electrical instrument is applied to the area. The woman looks into a mirror. The powder is rubbed in, cream is applied followed by a light coloured powder. Shot of the final "tinted" complexion.

    Was item in Eve's Film Review issue 386.

    Note: this film is not for the squeamish! The beauty technician is rather sinister and the equipment he uses rather primitive.

    Safety print exists - show print. Probably to be found in the "Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever" roll.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1082.12
    Media URN:
    37546
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1928
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:27:00 / 01:40:48:00
    Canister:
    EP 019

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