QUESTION OF TASTE, a

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Title: QUESTION OF TASTE, a

Reference number: 3913

Date: 1948c

Sponsor: Council of Industrial Design, Scottish Committee

Production company: The Pathe Documentary Unit

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.19 mins

Description: This film aims to educate women about dressing well, owning just a few basic outfits.

Credits: Co-operation of Vogue and Hardy Amies

Shotlist: Credits and title (0.12) Domestic Science Class, Girls using a sewing machine, needle work, cooking and baking (0.37) Girls leaving school building (0.46) Busy street scene with people, trams and cars, girls looking in a shop window at clothes (1.15) Hartnell Furs, Jacqimar shop fronts, Hardy Amies, Mr Amies talking to camera about dressing to body type and hair styles, with device about building a basic wardrobe intercut with shots of cartoon drawing, a girl in a clothes shop choosing clothes, clothes on hangers, girls on bike, girl filing in office, girl dancing, girl in ball dress, (9.02) THE END end credits (9.19)