Mixing Face Powder (1958)

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London. High angle C/U shot of a hand spooning out pink powder from one of many glass jars surrounding a white working area on a counter. Powder is poured onto scales and measured. Then it is spread across the white working area. High angle shot of different colour powders being mixed. C/U shot of the face of a young woman wearing a hat. C/U shot of different colour powders being mixed. This is part of a difficult process of making face powder to match the skin colour of an individual. Young woman wearing hat, wants to have a face powder to blend into her skin perfectly, so the beautician specialist mixes it for her. M/S of a girl watching the beautician mixing different colour powders. C/U of the face of the beautician lady. C/U shot of the face of the girl waiting for powder to be made. C/U shot of the mixed powder being poured into a special silver 'scoop' with a handle. M/S of a beautician putting the 'scoop' under something looking like an espresso machine. It is some kind of a press. High angle C/U shot of the beautician's hands operating the machine. Machine is called compact-sized disc and the usage procedure is the same as with the espresso machine. C/U shot of the pressed powder being taken out of the machine and placed into powder box. C/U shot of the girl smiling while receiving ready made powder from the beautician lady. Note: The beauty specialist featured in film is Mary Sanders. Fashion model seen in film is Isabelle Babianska. FILM ID:75.08 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/

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