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Women working at sewing machines; fashion

Film | Accession Number: 2003.213 | RG Number: RG-60.4691 | Film ID: 3041

INT, women sitting at tables and sewing clothing in a large room. A woman walks through the room with two shirts. A woman stands in front of a mirror in a dress that a seamstress is adjusting and pinning. CU, book of fashion. A designer sketches a dress. CU, Singer sewing machine. Camera pans over a city street in Russia, closes in on a sign on a building (in Cyrillic). INT, large group of women sitting around a table. Garments hang and rotate from mirror panels on a wall. CU, high heels as the camera pans up the body of a woman trying on a dress. INTs, women work at sewing machines. CU, fashion magazines. SEQ: Women in fashionable dresses walk down stairs and model for a small group of people. EXT, beauty parlor. INT, room of people being groomed. Wall covered in pictures of Joseph Stalin. In staff lounge, men play games, look at books, read newspaper. More grooming/setting hair.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:08:02
Event Date
1930s
Locale
Soviet Union
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:39
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