• Short Summary

    A look at shoes throughout the ages.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Shoes who!"

    A look at the history of shoes. M/S of sheepskin covering a prehistoric lady's feet, another wears bearskin. M/S of a diagram showing early shoes which were just wrappings of different materials. M/S of early leather sandals with crossover straps up the leg. M/S of a diagram showing fitted flat shoes which come to a point. M/S of a lady wearing medieval dress and hat, she lifts up her dress to show flat fitted shoes with tongues on the front and back.

    Various diagrams of pointy toed shoes, some were up to 30 inches in length, and it got so the ends had to be looped back they were so long. M/S's of designs to try and counter this, with platforms so the point dangles down. M/S of a diagram of a bulbous toed shoe replacing the pointed variety. M/S of real ornate 17th century shoes and sandals from 1650. M/S of an embroidered shoe with buckles and turned up toes. M/S of Queen Anne's slipper. M/S of an early galosh. M/S of a low shoe. M/S of laced up boots with heels, worn with bloomers. Various shots of modern day court shoes.

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    Film ID:
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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:15:00 / 01:17:03:00
    PT 371

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