• Short Summary

    Fashion designs by Norman Hartnell are shown at Highclere Castle in Berkshire.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Newbury. Fashions In A Castle".

    Highclere Castle, Newbury, Berkshire.

    GV Highclere Castle. GV of the staircase. SV The Rt. Hon. the Earl of Carnarvon with a group of models looking at painting over fireplace. (2 shots) CU SV. Portrait of the 3rd Earl of Carnarvon.

    LV The Earl of Carnarvon on the staircase giving last minute instructions to a group of models surrounding him - they will be wearing fashions created by dress designer Norman Hartnell.

    Top view, int: model parading in front of guests wearing 'Copy Cat' Mexican Ocelot dress black coat. SV Guests. CU model in 'Dandini' blue and silver brocade dress and jacket.

    CU The Earl of Carnarvon seated watching. SV Girl now carrying a jacket. GV Model parading in long evening gown and feathers. GV Model walking from staircase wearing 'Juno' white embroidered jersey evening dress. GV Another model walking from staircase 'Damask Rose' black tulle evening dress.

    SV The Earl of Carnarvon beckoning to another model to parade. GV Model parading in 'Queen of the Quorn' ginger chiffon evening dress, pan from left as she walks past camera. SV Guests applauding. LV All the models wearing their evening dresses.

    GV Ext: Highclere Castle.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:43:00 / 01:27:16:00

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