• Short Summary

    Bonnet parade in Luton, Bedfordshire.

  • Description

    Luton, Bedfordshire.

    GV. Luton hat parade in progress with judges in foreground. CU. Girl wearing white beret trimmed with black velvet. SV. Judges, including Lady Zia Werner. CU. Lady Werner, pan down to her notebook. SV. Panning shot of another girl parading in beret. SV. Girl wearing black velvet coolie hat trimmed with hackle feathers around the brim, & CU. SV. Women looking on. CU. Girl wearing close fitting Melanese cloche, tropic rose colour, trimmed with silk jersey - she is the eventual winner of the show. GV. Crowds sitting in deck chairs watching the parade, Dr Charles Hill amongst the crowd. CU. Dr Hill smoking pipe. STV. Girl wearing the tourist hat with pills, teeth, prescription card and glasses on top. SV. Women in crowd watching. CU. Girl wearing large oyster hat - opened oyster with small mermaid figure inside. SCU. Mayor of Luton watching. CU. Girl wearing rooftop serenade - rooftop with figures of two cats. SV. Two women sitting in deck chairs watching. CU. Girl wearing St Leger hat made of leather, with saddle and stirrups. SV. Judges watching. CU. Teenage girl wearing Ladybird hat. SV. People watching. CU. Little girl Janet Dines aged ten, models flaming orange hat with hole for ponytail hairstyle. SV. People applauding. SV. Lady Werner presents the Foster challenge cup to the best hat - No 61. SCU. Winner holding cup, she is girl with tropic rose colour trimmed with silk jersey.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:09:00 / 01:27:16:00

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