NEW FRANCO BARBE HAT SHAPES

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Home life

Genres:

  • Advertising

People/organisations:

  • JAY, Ronald L.

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: NEW FRANCO BARBE HAT SHAPES

Reference number: 0424

Date: 1931

Director: [d. Ronald L. Jay]

Sponsor: [ Castlebank Dye Works, Glasgow]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11 mins

Description: How to remove stains and clean hats by the Franco Barbe method. [Filmed in Glasgow's Castlebank Laundry.]

Preservation of this film supported by the National Heritage Memorial Fund.

See also refs. 0423 and 1495.

Credits: [Filmed in Glasgow's Castlebank Laundry.]

Shotlist: [Please note shotlisted from VHS copy, timings coverted from 25fps to 18fps.]

No credits. c/u sign: "The Franco Barbe Cleaners". Van pulls in through laundry gates and delivers soiled garments to delivery bay (1.25); Your own mark is typed on tape. Girl works machine. And stitched to the suit. Shots of cleaning processes. Stubborn stains receive special attention by skilled "spotters". Girl at work at bench "spotting" a pair of trousers with a damp sponge (5.11); Stains removed from hat (5.46); To the tailoring department for minor repairs. Shots of workshop and repairs being carried out on suits; then to the first pressing - different appliances for different parts gvs same (9.25) ; Trimming is removed in the Hat department. Hats are blocked and steamed, re-trimmed and packed (12.31); Shots of suits being folded and packed. Despatch Department; boxes are loaded into Castlbank Dyeworks van And home! (14.23)