• Short Summary

    This is longer version of the coverage of British textile exhibition at Earl's Court.

  • Description

    Earl's Court.

    LV. Interior of Earl's Court, men looking around the textiles. LV. Men on the stage exhibiting various coats. SV. Man walks wearing a short overcoat, camera pans with him. SCU. Tapered trousers and shoes of another model. SV. Men in crowd. SV. Man walks across the stage wearing plastic raincoat. SCU. Camera tilts showing two men, one on the left wearing Box overcoat in Scottish tweed and the one on the right wearing plastic raincoat. SCU. Men in crowd. GV. Camera pans as man walks across the stage wearing single breasted lounge suit. SV. Same man walks back across the stage and undoes the button on jacket and walks back towards camera which tilts down to his feet. LV. People walking round exhibits at Earls Court. SV. Film star Thora Hird, Margaret Simons and the McKay shirts stand-man, showing one of the shirts. Thora Hird puts her hand to her neck explaining her viewpoint about the shirt. SCU. Thora Hird explaining to the other two how stiff the neck on the shirt can be and pulls funny face. CU. Skiffle jumper on the Adom-Curay stand. SV. Margaret Simons has Italian Ricamato-type sweater adjusted on her by Mr B. Levitt. Thora Hird points out where Mr Levitt has gone wrong. SCU. Mr Levitt and Miss Simons - Miss Simons is wearing the sweater. SV. Mr J. Niven on the Gayon stand showing material to Margaret Simons. Thora Hird appears from behind curtain, smiles at the two of them then pulls funny face as she looks at head of statue, then places her own head beside it. CU. Thora Hird and statue's head. She turns her head round and kisses statue's head, then poses against it once more. SV. Dummy in water tank wearing a shower-proof suit by 'SIR' on the S. Stein and Sons Ltd. stand. SCU. Top part of the dummy wearing suit which is having water poured over it. SCU. Trouser legs and feet standing in bottom of tank where goldfish are swimming. SV. Man demonstrating with soda siphon on a waterproof suit. He squirts siphon over the man's left shoulder, & and SCU.

    SV. James McGougan wearing a T. T. Barca shirts on the Mentor stand, posing asleep in the chair with his face covered by a large hat. He raises hand to push hat from his face. SCU. Pushing hat onto his head, he drinks wine from bottle. SV. Michael Bentley on the Frame clothing stand modelling evening dress party jacket in Rayon Lurex interwoven with silver thread and trimmed with narrow satin shawl collar and cuffs. On his right is Captain S. A. Album Joint Managing Director. Michael Bentley sits down. SCU. Michael Bentley seated in the jacket. CU. Showing cuff of jacket. SV. Two men at bar being served drinks by Mr V. G. Sherren, Managing Director of National Trade Press. He turns to pour drinks for two men seated behind bar on floor. TV. Drinks being served to Mr Phillips and Mr Burt who are seated on floor behind bar. The barman, Mr Sherren, winks at camera. CU. Mr Phillips and Mr Burt drinking whilst seated on floor.


    Note: Setting for the men fashion show at he start of this item is a bar. Male models are heaving a drink, walk in and out and most of them smoke. They seem to have a purpose there - it is not plane display.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:52:00 / 01:38:04:00

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