Fantastic peek at the British Film Industry of the 1920s - clips from great silent films and newsreels.
Good shots of shop window displays in London.
London shop assistants, secretaries, typists, telephonists etc. give keep fit display in Hyde Park.
Old fashioned outfits of the 1880s are contrasted with modern fashions of 1920s.
Mobile beauty counter, hiker's safety disc and a bag to cover modesty while changing at beach.
Early 1920s hat and hosiery fashions are modelled.
PART 2. Documentary covering changes in women's lives and status between l890 and 1930.
Plain girls are given makeovers by well-known beauty expert, Jean Barry.
A woman attaches a mirror to a pushchair to apply make up.
Great story traces the history of cosmetics and reveals ingredients of current make-up.
Miss Molly Lamont gives top tips for facial beauty.
Young woman tries out quirky new device - a mirror that clips to umbrella handles.
A Beauty Queen is crowned and paraded through town streets on decorated floats.
Australian man talks about his post sex change life.
The latest ideas for handbags, purses and compacts.
Beauty contest held for the title of 'Queen of the English Riviera' in Torquay.
Movie star Dorothy Wilson has her beauty measured by Max Factor's new device and comes out 'perfect'!
Beauty tips from the past.
A conversation between a Victorian lady and a modern girl.
Nice piece about the building of a new cinema in Morden, London.
Wish Wynne comedy turn - a woman talks all the way through a silent film at the cinema.
A woman submits to facial tattooing in order to have permanently rosy cheeks.
Great footage of slimming machines - group of chorus girls use electric vibrating belt devices.
Excellent documentary about women's lives in the 1920s - great commentary by Joyce Grenfell.
The actress Evelyn Laye is seen at home and in her garden - rather sweet little film.