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  • Short Summary

    Cute film showing lovely fancy dress costumes made from crepe paper.

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    "With some coloured crepe paper, plus a little ingenuity, any handy girl could make this attractive little carnival costume in an hour or two - " C/U of a desk with crepe paper, bottle of ink and other bits and pieces upon it. Woman places a circle of cardboard on some crepe paper then cuts around it. We see all the various stages of making circles out of crepe paper with strings attached. These are decorations for a dress made entirely of crepe paper. M/S of the woman posing in her dress. It is a flapper dress and she wears a little headband too. She sits down and poses for the camera.

    "Styles are unlimited (and none should cost five shillings to make)" M/S of woman walking into the room in an ornate costume made from crepe paper. There is a hoop attached to her dress which moves as she walks - very cute. Various other hand made costumes are modelled. C/U of one of the frocks. One girl has a costume which has little butterflies attached - she has large wings made from crepe paper attached to the back of the dress. She turns to show the camera her back.

    Attached to the end of this story are some "cuts" or unused material. L/S of woman at the desk cutting the crepe paper. Good M/S of her at her hand operated sewing machine. L/S of her opening out the crepe paper she has sewn together. Cuts total approx 25 seconds.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 616.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:37:00 / 01:38:43:00
    EP 257

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