God footage of top-hat being made in London.
Top-hat making in London.
M/S of man laying out length of calico cloth until it is taut. M/Ss of man (Sydney Patey) ironing calico in workshop and forming a cylindrical shape with it for top-hat. Various good shots of the hat being seamed. C/U of Sydney cutting material round rim of hat. Several shots of brim being made. M/S of hats stacked on top of on another. Good M/Ss of the felt being added to the hat. M/S of woman sewing inside of hat. Top hat expert Leonard Corne inspects a new hat.