• Short Summary

    A London sanitary inspector wins a sewing contest - a man beating women at sewing!

  • Description

    Mayfair Hotel, London. - National Sewing Contest.

    SV. Hands pressing collar of coat. pan up to Mr. Leonard ironing (for title.) SCU. Mr. Leonard, a London Sanitary Inspector. SV. Mr. Leonard trying collar on model. & CU. GV. Through glass, mannequin parading in Mayfair Hotel. CU. Mme. Massigli, wife of French Ambassador, looking on. MV. Model wearing No. 48 in programme, which is simple day dress in clerical grey worsted, with pigskin dog collar belt, entered by Miss Betty Chafer. CU. Model wearing Miss Chafer's dress, pan down dress showing dog collar belt and side pockets. LV. Model wearing No. 51 in programme - black suit with rapier slim skirt, with white silk blouse with three self-bows down front - entered by Mrs. I. Basford. SV. Model wearing Mrs. Basford's suit. CU. Blouse showing three self-bows, pan down jacket. MV. Model standing doorway wearing. No. 53. in programme. which is green-skirted dance dress in figured brocade, with belted monkey jacket, - entered by Miss Audrey Longmore. SV. People looking, on. SV. Model undoing monkey jackets revealing strapless dress. Pan down skirt. SV. Mr. Leonard and woman looking at model wearing his suit. MV. Model wearing No. 54 in programme -man's striped navy blue serge suit, walking through doorway SV. Man wearing suit - walks out of screen. SV. Mr. Leonard receiving prize from Madame Massigli.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title Scene 'F')

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

    N.B. a programme in the documentation file tells you more about the contestants and their designs.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:15:00 / 01:45:37:00

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