Fashion 1950s ex1

1950s Fashion

Popular styles and trends from the 1950s for men, women and children.

Spring Styles From Paree.

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351811_1_1
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Paris, France
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1952  (Actual Year)
B/W
04:34:47 - 04:36:08
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025-542-05
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Spring Styles From Paree. Meeting the challenge of rival style centers, French designers put their best foot forward. Display some alluring gowns for spring, with pretty models making the show eye-appealing. A piece of fabric fills the screen. A hand comes into frame & cuts the fabric with scissors to reveal female models stand against a backdrop of sketches of new designs. Dresses, hats, suits, evening gowns - one with a small bustle. Some of the gowns are quite extravagant (glamour, elegant). The women all wear gloves.

Top Fashion Awards Given U.S. Designers

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Audio:
Location:
351521_1_1
Yes
New York, New York
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Timecode:
1951  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:50:08 - 00:51:16
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024-496-01
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Top Fashion Awards Given U.S. Designers The style world hears the eagerly awaited news of the top prizes give by leaders of design. Jane Derby comes out with the honors in a brilliant affair at the Waldorf Astoria. Runway models with spotlights aiming at them. Women model various outfits - dresses, frilly lingerie, one-piece pants outfit (VO calls it "coveralls") with capri-length pants and a mink collar (!). Woman models dress with "paper doll silhouette." Wedding gown; "bride" has small hat with veil attached. (pants, troussers, earrings, wedding dress, eveningwear, nightgown, daywear)

Fashion Parade - Eyeglasses

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Audio:
Location:
353889_1_1
Yes
New York, New York
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Timecode:
1956  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:16:15 - 00:17:13
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029-012-04
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Eyeglasses with an extra something prove their place in the world of high style. Sequins, spangles, and spectacles are fashion mates, adorning ensembles for every occasion. Establishing shot - Model opens a hat box and takes out a pair of glasses, first pair were black with some rime stones across the top. Second pair has a wing up the side of the glasses with rime stones. CUS - Model has a pair of dark glasses with beads and rime stones. CUS - Silver glasses accented with diamonds. CUS - Sun glasses with diamonds in a puff. CUS - Silver glasses with wings going up the sides trimmed with diamonds. CUS - Diamond glasses and a diamond tiara valued $100,000.

'French Look' Keynote of 1956 Styles

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Location:
353609_1_1
Yes
Paris, France
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1955  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:17:15 - 00:19:17
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028-706-05
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Audio is low on screener Styles for 1956, previewed in a lavish Parisian setting. And lavish is the word for the fabrics, full-draping blends of natural and synthetic fabrics, heightening to perfection the new lines of Paris' top couturiers. Designs by Christian Dior, Jacques Heim, Pierre Balmain. Establishing shot - Model taking off a fur lined coat, exposing a orlan satin evening dress accented by long gloves and a pill box hat. The color in maybe a light blue or gray. CUS - Model is wearing a black cocktail a-line dress it tapers from a snug bodes to a wide hem, it is accented with very long over the elbow gloves and a pill box hat. Model is wearing a two piece evening gown maybe in a light blue or silver. MCUS - Model is wearing a French tapestry sleeveless mid calf cocktail dress with embroidered flowers. MCUS - Two models are wearing sleeveless, mid calf cocktail dresses, they both have embroidery and bead work above the hem line of the dresses. CUS - A long embroidered glisten gold evening gown accented with a white velvet stole. MCUS - Two models wearing telescope dresses of satin. the one has a large bow in the back of it. The other model is also wearing a long evening dress embroidered with semi precious gems on a satin gown.

Urban Street Scene

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Location:
437630_1_1
No
United States
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1950  (Estimated Year)
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00:01:29 - 00:02:08
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598-4
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Urban Street Scene MCU stream of pedestrians on busy city street, traffic passing in BG. MCU legs of pedestrians crossing street, showing the latest in shoe fashion (Women: sling-backs, wedges, high-heels & open-toe / Men: suede & leather). MSs people moving across street, many carry blankets & folding chairs, headed to parade or other outdoor event, mothers push kids in strollers or pull them in red wagons, one mother has her son on a leash. MCU stream of pedestrians walking past "Woolworths" facade.

Tips On Toppers

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Audio:
Location:
355505_1_1
Yes
New York, New York
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Timecode:
1958  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:30:02 - 00:31:15
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031-029-03
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New hats for summer, showcased by some of America s top millinery creators. The emphasis is on the light and airy effect, with some interesting 'convertibles' show, including a beach-bag and turban combination! A light and airy millinery creation, It's a dark picture hat with white gathered netting sewn on the inside of the brim. CUS - Model is wearing a small pill box hat on the back of her head with netting. Model has on a large brim cotton hat, paisley print and when she takes the hat off, there's a paisley print turban on the models head and the large hat can be converted into a beach bag. MCUS - Model is on the essence of sheik it's a white feather wig hat made of ostrich feathers MS - Model is wearing portrait straw brim hat and when she takes it off she is wearing a chiffon band with bow and a pink turban.

1950s bathing beauties walk toward the camera,...

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Location:
311125_1_1
No
United States
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1950  (Estimated Year)
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01:01:56 - 01:02:21
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411-05
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Master 1 - Tape 1 1950s bathing beauties walk toward the camera, which is at a hip level view, looking up. There are numbers pasted on the women's bare arms. Around six of them walk toward the camera. Some of them acknowledge the camera, and smile. Bathing beauties stand in a line, posing, one leg in front of the other, mugging toward the camera. Ocean in the background. Eleven women framed in shot with wind is blowing. They all wear identical one-piece suits and banners, but hard to make out what they say (Coos Bay is one, Flower's Grove another). Lots of leg. On cue, they all raise their hands over their head and wave toward the camera.

Social Dancing

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Audio:
Location:
311595_1_1
No
United States
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1953  (Estimated Year)
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14:50:11 - 14:52:11
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14
448-05
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Color footage of people dancing at social events in the 1950s. Dark GV of mostly older crowd square dancing with caller up on stage. Several GVs outdoor dance floor with people doing bouncy polka/two-step, nice look at 1950's fashion trends. Dark interior with people doing standard 40s/50s fox trot, in casual clothing. House party slow dancing with a live band (collegiate jazz combo). MS couple dancing in an outdoor pavilion, couple is dressed in cocktail dresses and suit. Dark MSs of dancing indoors, color looks like early Technicolor (heavy on the greens & reds). Dark GV of people dancing on an outdoor patio with a palm tree, men are in suits and women are in cocktail dresses.

Modeling A Day Frock

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Location:
311861_1_1
No
United States
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1955  (Estimated Year)
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00:21:23 - 00:21:40
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23
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Master 23 - Tape 2 Woman modeling a 1950s short-sleeved dress, brown, with white gloves, handkerchief in the blouse pocket. She has extremely white skin, also heavy makeup. Backdrop is an orange curtain with squares of cloth on it, and a large-format camera in front of it. The woman walks into the frame, points out the pockets on her skirt (they match the fabric on the wall) and strikes a pose.

Resort Fashions - Boat Scenes

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Location:
433785_1_3
No
Miami, Florida
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1954  (Actual Year)
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01:17:07 - 01:17:45
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1041
290-11
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MS three women in motorboat, posing very elegantly in their dresses, men come into frame offering the women cocktails, woman in long orange dress w/ fancy embroidery stands to receive her drink. Repeat of similar shot. MCU tilt of women in orange dress, she is seen sipping a cocktail.

At the Playground

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Audio:
Location:
525365_1_7
No
United States
Year Shot:
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1950  (Estimated Year)
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14:20:30 - 14:20:45
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194
N/A
TLSs pre-teen girls on volleyball court tossing a ring back and forth over the net, one girl wears a poodle skirt.