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  • Short Summary

    Nice item about schoolgirls who are learning dressmaking and hairdressing.

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    No title. Intertitle reads: "Eve need no longer go out into the cold hard world without having a skilled trade at her finger tips. For instance she can be taught dressmaking - " M/S of a group of schoolgirls in white overalls pinning fabric onto dressmakers dummies. M/Ss of girls wearing dresses that their friends are altering whilst they wear them. "Perhaps tailoring is chosen. Then she must first learn drafting." High angle shot of group of girls marking fabric or paper with chalk. "Now we'll see the "tricky" class - for embroidery work is both a tricky and ticklish job - whether by machine or hand." High angle shot of a dozen girls doing embroidery. Panning shots showing more girls, some at sewing machines. "and bead embroidery, especially, requires nimble fingers." Girls work at frames. High angle shot showing some of their bead work - sparkly beads.

    "Beautiful hair is as necessary as a beautiful dress. So hairdressing also has its group of students." Nice shots of the girls practising on their classmates including using a strange hair dryer. "Art, always an essential of the dress designer's make-up, is not forgotten." Woman stands in the centre of the room and girls draw her - life drawing class. "But there is one class which everybody attends - for fitness is next to comeliness." M/S of girl climbing ropes in the gym.

    Safety print only.

    Note: intertitles have been affected by decomposition. Was an Eve's Film Review item - issue unknown.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:42:00 / 01:33:42:00
    EP 005

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