• Short Summary

    Interesting item showing marionettes and real models in a show; and lady wrestlers in the ring.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The smooth with the rough.

    America (?)

    Various shots of marionette fashion show which is an exact replica of the real life version. The dolls are paraded behind the models as they walk on, they are wearing exact copies of the real dresses. Various shots of the puppeteers pulling the strings. One model cuddles her marionette counterpart. Various shots of the models and marionettes.

    The camera pans across women from the W.W.A. women's wrestling association in Washington, they are powdering their noses. M/S of two of them together. Various shots of May Weston and Gladys Gillen (?) wrestling with each other in the ring, the crowds cheer. Various shots as May Young and Nell Stuart wrestle, a woman in the audience looks frightened. Various shots as the wrestling continues.

    Cataloguer's note: the actual story starts at 01:00:13 after the Pathe titles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1127.01
    Media URN:
    39218
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:02:48:00
    Canister:
    44/81

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