Schoolgirls model frocks they make

Title:
Schoolgirls model frocks they make
NFSA ID:
50248
Year:
1953
Courtesy:
Cinesound Movietone Productions
Category:
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Students from Parramatta Central Home Science High School in Sydney model dresses they have made. The designs are inspired by French fashion.

The voice-over narration reflects a narrow view of the expected roles for Australian women in the 1950s, with comments that seemĀ bizarre by today's standards.

This newsreel segment 'Home Science: Schoolgirls Model Frocks They Make' comes from Cinesound Review No. 1131.