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  • Short Summary

    Lovely 1920s fashions - ornate brocade gown, monkey fur trims and evening gown.

  • Description

    London? Possible shot in Pathe studio. c. 1921

    Introductory intertitle reads: "Some beautiful 'Maison Redfern' creations, the first an evening gown of silver lace embroidered on tulle. The underskirt is of pleated crepe-de-chine and the head-dress of Paradise plumes." L/S of woman walking into a sitting room set wearing glorious lace dress with a flapper style headband with feather hanging down. She fans herself with an ostrich feather.

    "A charming white georgette afternoon gown embroidered and piped with crepe marocain, trimmed with black monkey fur." Another model enters the set and places a bunch of flowers on the table. She turns so we see the back of her dress - there is monkey fur all around the collar. "The hat is of white panne velvet with monkey fur edge - the newest notion from Paris." C/U of model turning her head to show the hat. L/S of her arranging flowers in a vase. "An exquisite evening gown of orange brocade with girdle and corsage of blue enamel and steel." C/U of bottom of ornate brocade dress. Camera tilts up to show the rest of the dress. Model holds an ostrich feather fan. "Note the blue enamel and steel corsage and head-dress. C/U of detail on bodice of the dress - a brooch with hanging beads. C/U of the head-dress - yeuch! The dress is fabulous but the head-dress is a bit over the top! M/S of the top of the outfit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2743.10
    Media URN:
    80796
    Group:
    Unidentified gazettes
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:19:00 / 01:19:10:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 52 (originally EP)

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