Dogs celebrating publication of a new book on dogs care. More fur on women than on dogs - it seems!
Beauty and deportment queen is chosen to represent Britain's textile workers.
Fashion parade in London shows off the versatility of Cotton.
Excellent story showing interior decoration styles of the late 1950s.
Material related to newsreel story "London Welcome For Royal Baby" - 50/66.
Glamorous and frilly petticoats from the British Nylon Fair at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Collection of "and now for something completely different" things - and all for sale!
Terrifying film about using the same fabric for clothes, curtains and furniture.
Nightwear in nylon at a London fashion show.
Nylon Fair in London - Sneak Preview of 70's burst of colours and cuts. Polyester itch guaranteed!
Fabulous frocks, negligees, stockings, anoraks, nightwear etc. all made of Nylon!
A look at some of the latest fashions on display at the first International Fashion Fair.
First International Trade Fashion Fair at the Albert Hall, London.
Beatnik girl is transformed into a glamorous young lady at beauty parlour, Mayfair London.
Fashion School for young models in Mayfair.
Pathe commentator gives his verdicts on women's fashion sense in London.
Glorious 1950s specs are modelled - some truly fabulous designs.
After wedding fashion show in which models show off latest evening wear. London
Tea party staged at school of deportment to teach young ladies how to behave.
Good film demonstrating how women should present themselves in order to be a professional Mannequin.
Various shots of fashion shows, models and designer clothes being made.
Good shots of women exercising and being groomed at the Lucie Clayton Charm School.
People are urged to make sure their letters arrive safely by addressing them properly.
Great shots of leisure activities, giving ideas for holidays at home this summer.
Woman visits Paris Ideal Home exhibition leaving husband to look after kids & home - comedy!
Various new household furniture,decorations and appliances at the Ideal Homes show.
Homes of the future at the Ideal Home Exhibition. Olympia, London.
A look around the 1950 Ideal Home Exhibition at Olympia.
Michael Denison and Dulcie Gray choose carpets and wallpapers for their new home.
A fashion show for both ladies and their pet dogs.
Fabulous footage of a school for models - glamour plus!
Carole Carr shows her collection of model aircraft in her Chelsea home.
Swimsuit fashion show held in factory canteen.
Short story about making of window dummies - surprisingly interesting watch.
'BB lookalike' takes bubble bath in a shop window!
In school of beauty culture, students from all parts of the world study and exchange ideas.
A girl orders face powder and watches beautician making it for her.
Actress Beryl Reid shows us her home and garden including her collection of bizarre earrings.
Colourful artworks are made from fabric by artist Eugenie Alexander.
The Ridge family live in a strange looking house converted from a water tower.
If you like hats and being in the kitchen - this one's for you.
Short film about invention of answering machine - watch it to see how huge they were in the 50's.
Ultra modern house with great late 1950s decor.
Lovely young ladies with great legs being trained for entertainment industry in a special school.
Harold and Helen Dawkins at their home, a former railway station house in Nunnington, Yorkshire.
Glamour girls in stilettos demonstrate the latest equipment at a new mechanised gym.
Windmill Girls have studio photos taken by wheelchair user Delia Dudgeon.
Ballet shoes are made at the famous firm of Anello and Davide.
Fabulous 'South Pacific' fashion show featuring clothes and accessories by Teddy Tinling.
Appliances and food are tested for the Good Housekeeping Certificate and Seal of Guarantee.
Pompous fashion show for an upper class audience - designs not nearly as bad as the commentary.
Vera-Ellen, Hollywood dancer, having her stills done for film "Let's be Happy" at Elstree studios.
An exhibition showing plans for the modernisation of trains.
New designs in wool by Europe's top fashion designers.
A wholesome farm girl is transformed into a sophisticated beauty by a leading woman's magazine.
A touching item about a woman who has reared a litter of abandoned rabbits by hand.
Artworks commissioned by the Post Office for posters or telegrams are featured.
The Windmill Girls go sailing in a do-it-yourself catamaran they constructed in their dressing room.
Great aerial shots of London in 1959 as we take a helicopter tour over the city.
Glamorous Primrose Barkwill has given up a secretarial career to become a thatcher.
An item about modern buildings in London and a country holiday for shire horses.
Lovely film about the making of super-strong but sheer nylon stockings at a factory in Hendon, London.
Preview of some of the things on show at the Ideal Home Exhibition. Olympia, London.
The girls from the Youth and Beauty programme give a demonstration of their exercises.
Women exercising and having treatments at Britain's first Beauty Farm.
Footage of young lady enjoying new kind of bubble bath at London's White House.
Great footage - women of League of Health and Beauty in floaty tunics dancing about a garden.
Women perform their synchronised exercises in the open air.