• Short Summary

    Outdoor fashion shoot which greets the rain with giggle - Raincoat fashion show! Great!

  • Description

    Hampstead, London.

    L/S of a girl (Margaret Rowe) standing in a beautiful garden wearing cream raincoat with black floral design and matching black gloves. She is posing for a photographer (Mr Reginald Spencer). M/S of the girl as she smiles for the camera. Camera tilts from girl's head down to her shoes showing the interesting pattern and cut of the raincoat.

    L/S of four girls, all wearing raincoats, sitting at the garden table, posing for the photographer. High angle panning M/S of the girls as they chat. Colours of their raincoats are green red yellow and blue with white sprinkles.

    M/S of Miss Sylvia Wren (former Miss Neptune and Miss Modern Venus) wearing purple raincoat with black buttons and edges. She has a matching hat. Both are made of rubber-proofed spun rayon straw cloth. Another mannequin wears plain coloured printed fabric raincoat with a matching hat.

    Brenda Mee (Miss England in 1955, Miss Canes 1955) wears beige raincoat with black shower proof collar, black sleeve edges and buttons, "a coat particularly suitable for autumn or spring wear." C/U shot of the black glove and the sleeve. C/U shot of the hand in pocket. M/S of a photographer thanking Miss Mee before they both walk off.

    M/S of a photographer taking a photograph of the four girls in the garden as it starts to rain. M/S of the girls putting their hats on, talking and smiling. M/S of Miss Wren adjusting her collar, giggling. M/S of Miss Mee, adjusting her hat, laughing.

    Note: The girls featured in the film are: Sylvia Wren, Margaret Rowe, Joan Farrant, Brenda Mee & Erika Brand. Combined Print for this item is missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    55.11
    Media URN:
    2049
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:26:00 / 01:16:20:00
    Canister:
    CP 093

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Brenda Mee seen here was also Miss Great Britain in 1953, and was also a British entrant in Miss World 1951 and 1953.

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