• Short Summary

    Item showing how handmade shoes are made for the stars at Lobb shoemakers. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Shoes for the famous.

    Near St. James' Palace, London.

    C/U sign for Lobb shoemakers. C/U of Mr Eric Lobb inside looking at some old handmade shoes and slippers. M/S of a book containing footprints of famous clients. The book is taken over to the last-maker who prepares a wooden model of the clients' feet. The camera pans across models of the feet of Laurence Olivier, King Farouk, and Marconi who are all clients. A 'clicker' cuts out the leather patterns. M/S of Mr Saunders, a closer, who fixes the uppers together, Mr Hanson sews on the soles. The camera pans across the finished shoes. M/S's as they are wrapped up ready for delivery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1209.22
    Media URN:
    33816
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:16:00 / 01:55:06:00
    Canister:
    NP 26

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