• Short Summary

    Models wearing Scottish fashions of roof garden of Derry and Toms department store.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Fashions on the roof".

    Derry and Toms Department Store, London.

    Angle shot: looking up at the roof of Derry and Toms. G/V part of the roof garden. Panning shot ducks swimming by. G/V group of models with fashion designer Norman Hartnell standing on a terrace. C/U Norman Hartnell, Patricia Laffan and Robb the artist. C/U model wearing dress and jacket in green boucle wool by Deauville, modelling the creation by the wishing well. G/V male and female models walking towards. C/U man helping lady off with her coat revealing the two-piece suit.

    G/V Hugh Fraser walking towards to meet group of models. C/U financier Hugh Fraser with the models. C/U model walking over bridge wearing white pure silk satin ball gown with embroidered Scottish roses in golden crystals by Norman Hartnell. C/U embroidered Scottish roses. Panning shot model wearing ball gown with MacBeth tartan. G/V two models meeting on the bridge. C/U model on the left wearing a 7/8 coat by Rodex, model on the right wearing heavy Scottish tweed coat. L/S two models on the bridge.

    Note: department store later became Biba emporium.

    Note: press release from Scottish Industries Exhibition.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:54:00 / 01:05:03:00

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