• Short Summary

    Dresses made from sacks in Rome - Bikinis on display in London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Rome. The Threat Of The Sack".

    Rome, Italy.

    SV Sack hanging upside down in front of steps, wood shavings fall out and sack dissolves to show woman wearing sack-line dress. CU Bottom of woman's skirt tied round legs with string. CU Another skirt which is gathered round the knees. CU Woman getting out of car, showing dress which is slightly gathered in at the hem. CU Hem of woman's skirt, she sits down and the skirt rises showing knees. CU Same woman sitting in chair with skirt above her knees putting on lipstick, she gets up and begins to do the Charleston in a dress which is gathered at the knees. CU Girl in spotted balloon dress which is gathered very tightly at the knees. CU Woman of about 45 standing in front of mirror with sack line dress on. CU Woman looking at herself in mirror. SV. Post man carrying ordinary sack down street. CU. Young girl wearing a real sack tied with string and leading a small dog. SV Girls outside cafe watching. SV Girl wearing a sack walking along.

    Intertitle reads: "London".

    GV Model wearing white bikini. CU Two woman watching. GV Model wearing bikini with cherry design on it. CU Duke of Bedford watching the show. SV Women in audience watching. GV Model wearing shorts and shirt with boat design on it. SV Model wearing green, white and gold button through dress and bikini. SV Women in audience applauding. SV 3 of the models sitting with parasols at the back drinking through straws, they are joined by another model who brings a huge bunch of bananas.

    (Neg. & F.G.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:03:00 / 01:55:40:00

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