• Short Summary

    Hairdresser Steiner demonstrates his latest hair creation.

  • Description

    Existentialist hair style, Grosvenor Street, London.

    M/S girl with plaits sitting in front of mirror. C/U girl looking at plaits - they look like cartoon pigtails! M/S girl looking in mirror. Famous hairdresser Steiner enters, looks at girl, makes disapproving expression and pulls of plaits (they're actually fake hair pieces). C/U Steiner. C/U girl.

    Steiner looks at girl's hair, starts to comb. C/U combing hair. C/U hand taking comb from dressing table. C/U Steiner. C/U taking scissors from table. C/U Steiner looking at diagram on table and checking with girl's hair. C/U piece of paper with words "Doe Eye" on. C/U Steiner, pan to girl's hair combed out.

    C/U feathers in glass case, hand takes them out. M/S Steiner putting feathers in girl's hair. C/U Steiner arranging them in correct position. M/S Steiner and girl looking at reflection. Steiner walks out of frame. C/U girl putting on earrings designed by Steiner. Extreme C/U of earrings - they are miniature perfume bottles, the warmth of the ears releases the scent. C/U Steiner. C/U girl at end of makeover.

    According to narrator Steiner calls his creation the "existentialist style".

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:44:00 / 01:11:36:00
    NP 296

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