• Short Summary

    Item about Eskimos in Labrador.

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    Titles read: "WITH LIPSTICK AND WHATNOT IN LABRADOR - Girls will be girls even in frozen climbs."

    M/Ss of Eskimo women wearing thick furs sifting through pile of women's clothing including underwear and shoes. M/S and C/U of girl having a bow tied in her hair. C/U of the girl putting make-up on her face. "Did you ever see so much face on one small member of the far sex !" C/Us of other women putting make-up on the girl (she's covered in it !). M/S of woman (non Eskimo) putting on lipstick. M/S of the Eskimo girl putting on lipstick (mostly not on her lips). She smiles.

    "A gift for a gift is fair in Labrador but after all, raw fish is raw fish !" M/S woman cutting off a piece of fish and handing it to non-Eskimo woman. She raises it to her mouth a little hesitantly. "Well, here goes... it has to be done." M/S of the woman eating the fish and trying not to grimace as she smiles. "And now for a piece of Eskimo pie." M/S of Eskimo uses sharp instrument to cut piece of meat. M/S of woman being handed piece of meat. "All dressed up - but 'going places not so easy !'" M/S of little girl wearing dress over Eskimo furs. She walks past in high-heels. M/S of non-Eskimo woman being helped into heavy fur coat.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe sound pictorials
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:56:00 / 01:18:58:00
    PSP 757

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