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    Feminist demonstration in quiet Swiss village.

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    Swiss women in mountain village dress as men in Feminine demonstration.

    French intertitle roughly translated reads: "Switzerland, a curious manifestation of feminism. In this sweet mountain village women have completely adopted masculine dress and attitudes." L/S of group of women walking down a hill towards the camera. They all wear trousers and shirts and carry walking sticks. M/S of two women standing with walking sticks. One of the women strikes a masculine pose with one foot planted on the hillside. They both wear trousers, headscarfs and fitted "grand dad" type shirts.

    Two women hoeing and raking earth. Girls herding cows and goats. Shot of four women. One sitting on a bench, one knitting, one sitting on fence and the other walking towards camera to join them. Shot of two women, one is sitting smoking a pipe, the other is standing knitting. A woman milks a goat as she smokes a pipe. (Was Pathe Journal 38-1922?)

    Note: some of this story used in EP 007 story "Women Workers on a Farm." See other record.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:10:00 / 01:06:48:00
    ON 495 J

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