• Short Summary

    NORMAN HARTNELL, THE BRITISH COUTURIER WHO DESIGNS QUEEN ELIZABETH'S CLOTHES - AND DRESSES THAT GO WITH BRIGHT LIGHTS, GOVERNMENT HOUSES BALLS AND RECEPTIONS - HAS HELD THE SHOWING OF HIS SPRING COLLECTION.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN..BRUTON STREET, PAN TO HARTNELL SHOW ROOMS
    0.06

    2.
    SV ENTRANCE TO SHOW ROOMS
    0.10

    3.
    GV INT..FASHION SHOW IN PROGRESS
    0.15

    4.
    CU NORMAN HARTNELL LOOKS AT TWO SKETCHES
    0.20

    5.
    SV PAN..MODEL WEARING "HAPPY MOTORING"
    0.36

    6.
    SV MODEL WEARING "MAD MAGENTA"
    0.42

    7.
    CU NECKLINE OF ABOVE, BACK AND FRONT
    0.46

    8.
    SV MODEL WEARING "MAD MAGENTA"
    0.51

    9.
    ANGLE V..MODEL WEARING "BAR SINISTER"
    1.08

    10.
    SV GUESTS
    1.11

    11.
    SCU MODEL WEARING "CHICO"
    1.22

    12.
    LV TO SV..MODEL WEARING "RIVIERA"
    1.35

    13.
    STV MODEL WEARING "MORNING GLORY"
    1.47



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    Background: NORMAN HARTNELL, THE BRITISH COUTURIER WHO DESIGNS QUEEN ELIZABETH'S CLOTHES - AND DRESSES THAT GO WITH BRIGHT LIGHTS, GOVERNMENT HOUSES BALLS AND RECEPTIONS - HAS HELD THE SHOWING OF HIS SPRING COLLECTION.AND DESPITE A TWO WEEK DELAY CAUSED BY BURST PIPES IN HIS WORK ROOMS RUINING THE NEW FABRICS, HE SOON SHOWED THAT HIS TRADITIONAL CLIENTS WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED.

    EXPERTS NOTICED A DECIDED EASTERN LOOK IN MANY OF HIS DRESSES AFTERNOON AND EVENING WEAR.THIS CONTRASTED WITH HIS SIMPLE, ELEGANT AND IMMENSELY "ENGLISH" DAY LINE.OTHER FASHION POINTERS: SKIRTS IN THE MAIN WERE STRAIGHT AND AT MID-KNEE.WAISTLINES REMAINED - FOR ONCE - WHERE THE WAISTLINE IS MEANT TO BE.COATS FEATURED FUR TRIMMINGS.

    ITEMS THAT CAUGHT THE CAMERAMAN'S EYE INCLUDED: "HAPPY MOTORING", A CREAM WOOL AFTERNOON DRESS WITH BROWN SUEDE TIE BELT, WITH A CREAM AND BROWN BEAVER JACKET; "MAD MAGENTA, A SHOCKING PINK AND RED SATIN DRESS WITH A HEAVY BAND OF EMBROIDERY ACROSS THE TOP AND A SWINGING BACK.A PINK AND RED SATIN COAT COMPLETED THE ENSEMBLE; "BAR SINISTER", A LONG TUCKED NET EVENING DRESS SHADED FROM WHITE THROUGH GREY TO BLACK WITH A BLACK VELVET BELT.A MINK JACKET HAD THE SAME COLOURS AND SHADING; "CHICO", A PINK SILK DRESS AND COAT WITH BLACK JET EMBROIDERY OVER THE SHOULDERS WITH BLACK JET UNDER THE SLIT SKIRT; "RIVIERA", A TURQUOISE EMBROIDERED LACE DRESS WITH IVORY SATIN COAT WITH SLIT SIDES, WITH TURQUOISE EMBROIDERY ON THE SLEEVE EDGE; "MORNING GLORY", A BLUE AND JADE PRINTED SILK AFTERNOON DRESS WITH A BLUE SILK COAT AND LARGE JADE HAT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZJUYU5V6TJEJ0GGO1NYYZLDK
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZJUYU5V6TJEJ0GGO1NYYZLDK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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