• Short Summary

    The Italian fashion 'house' of the Fontana Sister of Rome used an internationally famous film actress, Linda Christian, to model one of the their latest and most topical creations, in Rome today.

  • Description

    1.
    GV. Interior Salon - Linda walks downstairs displays Space Suit Dress - (Printed Dress)


    2.
    TopV. Displaying another dress.


    3.
    SV. Dress being examined by the two FONTANA sisters.


    4.
    SV. Linda displaying another Printed Dress - Takes off shoe.


    5.
    CU. Miss Fontana looking.


    6.
    GV. Linda downstairs wearing darker dress.


    7.
    CU. Linda smiling.


    8.
    CU. Young Miss Fontana talking and smiling.


    9.
    LV. Linda displays another - dress (Dark with waistband.)


    10.
    SV. Displays same dress.


    11.
    Pan up Of decoration in Salon.


    12.
    LV. Linda - displays another Printed dress. (Beachwear)


    13.
    CU. Ditto.


    14.
    CU. Miss Fontana watching.


    15.
    SV. Pan up showing various dresses.




    Initials JH/VCW


    This story was covered exclusively by a local Newsreel. The copy I am sending is the only copy to leave this country so that it remains an exclusive

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Italian fashion 'house' of the Fontana Sister of Rome used an internationally famous film actress, Linda Christian, to model one of the their latest and most topical creations, in Rome today.

    Called the 'space -suit line', it comprises a dress which reach a point above the knee.

    Created especially for beach wear and semi- formal afternoon wear, he models are made of printed cottons and silk jersey in various bright colours.

    The film includes shots of the elder of the Fontana sister and her daughter, both off whom had a hand in creating the 'space-suit' look.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3IXBAQ5J91KFNTKQEG32HXAG1
    Media URN:
    VLVA3IXBAQ5J91KFNTKQEG32HXAG1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment