• Short Summary

    A firm of wig makers and their creations which can be used for fashion or in the entertainment industry.

  • Description


    M/S of a girl sitting in front of a mirror, she has short brunette hair, a man is stood behind her styling it, she turns her head round and touches her hair, she shakes her head to say she does not like it. The man takes it off to reveal it is a wig. M/S as he takes the wig off to show the girl has blonde hair underneath, he picks up an auburn wig and fits it on her head. M/S of the wig in place, he combs it through, C/U of his face. M/S as she looks in the mirror and nods her approval.

    M/S of a rack of different coloured strands of hair, a girl comes into the frame and holds up another piece of hair to try and match the colour, M/S as she chooses one and takes a bunch away. M/S of two girls sat at a table knotting the hair into the foundation. M/S of one girl weaving the back of a brunette wig, C/U as she uses a needle to thread it through, C/U of the girl's face as she works. M/S of two hairdryers on stands. A lady flips the dryer up to show a dark blonde curly wig on a dummy head, she removes the hair net. C/U of the lady's face as she works, M/S as she combs out the curls and sprays the wig with hairspray. M/S of two wigs set in old fashioned styles with ringlets, these are for use in plays, the camera pans along to show a grey wig and a green one, further on there is a blonde curly one and a ginger one in a bun.

    M/S as a teenage girl walks into the frame, she picks up a hand mirror from the dressing table and dusts under it, she then looks at herself in the mirror on the wall and touches her blonde hair. She takes a blonde wig in what looks like a beehive style from a stand and puts it on her head. M/S as she looks at herself, M/S as she combs the wig and teases it into place, she turns her head round to look at it.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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    Film ID:
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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:09:00 / 01:47:14:00
    CP 371

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