• Short Summary

    Girls model the latest in poultry feather hats at the annual festival in London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Feather in your hat.

    Annual Festival of Poultry Feather Hats. London.

    M/S girl parading towards camera wearing a bridal hat made of poultry feathers. Various shots of a live cockerel on the floor. M/S girl wearing Dutch looking hat made of poultry feathers called 'Gretchen' (it is second prize winner). M/S as the cockerel moves out of way as woman walks past. M/S people watching. M/S two models posing in hats which are first and second prize winners. M/S cockerel on the floor in front of audience. M/S girl parading in hat which looks like a vase of flowers. C/U woman watching. M/S of another girl parading wearing a hat called 'Nightcap' in the form of a candlestick complete with flame and hovering moth. C/U man watching.

    M/S of another girl wearing demure decoy feather crown surmounted by a duck. C/U girl watching, looks like she doesn't know quite what to make of it all. C/U girl wearing 'Swan Lake' which comprises lake, water lilies and a ballerina all made of feathers. C/U as two girls walk past camera wearing large cockerel type hats. C/U man watching. M/S pan up girl wearing church and steeple with weathervane cock on top. M/S audience, in the middle someone is holding the live cockerel. C/U of the weathervane hat.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:14:00 / 01:50:21:00

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment