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    Fashions are modelled in the unusual setting of a casino. Unedited material - cuts.

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    Begins with three shots of the girl sitting aside the Pathe Cockerel that ends some episodes of "Pathe Pictorial." In one shot she winks.

    Unedited material ("cuts", "rushes" or "out takes") from the "Roulette Fashions" story from CP 442 follow. Location is London's River Club. Similar footage to some cut stories but some different outfits are featured.

    C/U of man at gaming table in a casino. Succession of short (probably unusable shots) followed by catwalk models in various glamorous gowns. Shots of audience watching the show and its commentator. Various outfits are modelled. A man plays a saxophone as they parade on the catwalk. The fashions are seen in L/S with the audience sitting four rows deep. C/U of some audience members - John and Hayley Mills and possibly John Mills' wife. Other audience members are seen in C/U.

    C/U of audience members and short sot of catwalk model. Various shots of suited men at a gaming table. They are playing cards. Woman in large sunglasses also sits at the table. C/Us of various people gambling and chatting. High angle shot of the gaming table. Fashion models show the gamblers their outfits.

    Back in the main room more dresses are modelled on the catwalk. Seems that the fashion show is being given in the main part of the casino with the gambling going on in a back room. C/U of a roulette table. Bets are placed. Various shots of a game in progress. C/U of some chips being placed on the table. More fashions are modelled. The players applaud. Champagne is bought to the table for two of the models. The models sit at the gaming table. One of the girls joins in a game.

    Gamblers admire the latest fashions as the girls come to the tables to show off the very latest. Various shots of the gamblers, the Mills family and the models. Good C/Us of a roulette wheel.

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    Colour pictorials cuts out takes
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    01:38:17:00 / 01:46:53:00
    CP 442 Cuts

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  1. Unknown user says

    "possibly John Mills' wife" - yes, that's his wife, Mary Hayley Bell.

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  2. Unknown user says

    The full piece of which these are the out-takes can be seen in clip 237.09.

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