• Short Summary

    PERSONALITIES FROM THE PARIS FASHION WORLD CROWDED THE CHURCH TODAY (SATURDAY) FOR THE FUNERAL OF LUCIE "LUCKY" DAOUPHARS, A BRITTANY PEASANT GIRL WHO BECAME ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS FASHION MODELS IN FRANCE.

  • Description

    1.
    GV CROWD OUTSIDE CHURCH
    0.04

    2.
    SV MOURNERS (MODELS) LEAVE CHURCH
    0.10

    3.
    SV TWO OTHER MOURNERS
    0.12

    4.
    SV WREATHS CARRIED OUT
    0.16

    5.
    SV MORE MOURNERS LEAVE
    0.20

    6.
    GV ONLOOKERS
    0.22

    7.
    MV MOURNERS LEAVING
    0.28

    8.
    SV COFFIN PLACED ON TRESTLE OUTSIDE CHURCH
    0.33

    9.
    CU ONLOOKERS
    0.35

    10.
    CU MINISTER CONDUCTING SERVICE OVER COFFIN
    0.38

    11.
    SCU PRINCIPAL OF LUCKY'S SCHOOL
    0.40

    12.
    GV MOURNERS ROUND COFFIN
    0.44

    13.
    CU WREATHS
    0.47

    14.
    SV PAN COFFIN CARRIED TO HEARSE
    1.00

    15.
    CU HEARSE DOORS CLOSE
    1.05

    16.
    SV HEARSE AWAY
    1.10



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: PERSONALITIES FROM THE PARIS FASHION WORLD CROWDED THE CHURCH TODAY (SATURDAY) FOR THE FUNERAL OF LUCIE "LUCKY" DAOUPHARS, A BRITTANY PEASANT GIRL WHO BECAME ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS FASHION MODELS IN FRANCE.

    MANNEQUINS, DESIGNER AND CUTTERS WEPT AT THE FUNERAL SERVICE HELD AT THE FASHIONABLE SAINT-PIERRE DE CHAILLOT CHURCH.MADAMOISELLE DAOUPHARS LAY IN THE COFFIN DRESSED IN HER FAVOURITE DIOR EVENING GOWN, AND AROUND THE BIER WERE BANKED THE LILY-OF THE-VALLEY SYMBOL OF THE DIOR HOUSE.

    "LUCKY" DAOUPHARS WAS DIOR'S STAR MANNEQUIN WHEN THE FAMOUS DESIGNER OPENED HIS FASHION HOUSE IN 1947 AND HER 17-INCH WAIST HELPED LAUNCH THE "NEW LOOK".IN 1952 SHE FOUNDED THE FIRST UNION FOR MODELS WHICH OBTAINED FOR THEM MANY SOCIAL BENEFITS.SEVERAL YEARS LATER SHE OPENED HER OWN SCHOOL FOR MANNEQUINS WHICH PROVED SUCCESSFUL.

    MARRIED TWICE, 41-YEAR-OLD "LUCKY" HAD A 23-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER, MICHELE.THE FORMER MODEL LOVED PARTIES, AND THE LAST SHE ATTENDED WAS AT THE CLINIC WHERE SHE WAS LYING ILL ON JULY 14, HER OWN BIRTHDAY.TWO DAYS LATER SHE DIES OF CANCER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA95TRHBHP7ZF50F842L36IKSRH
    Media URN:
    VLVA95TRHBHP7ZF50F842L36IKSRH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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