INVENTIONS AND FASHIONS OF 1934 Inventions of 1934 include an autogyro test run over Washington D.C., a flying bicycle that didn't fly and a talking robot. In the world of fashion hairstyles showed off the nape of the neck and elaborate curls, a milliner made models out of her clients' heads and fur coats were popular for both the ladies and the men.
MILLINER CREATES REAL LIFE MODELS A New York milliner creates a life like model of her customers' heads so they can try on hats without ruffling their hair. A happy young woman shows off her new hats then thinks of all the choices now open to her.
BEAUTIFUL JEWISH GIRL PAGEANT The most beautiful Jewish girls in New York City parade on stage before 22,000 spectators in a competition for the title "Prettiest Jewish Girl in America." Katherine Spector is crowned the winner and wins a free trip to Palestine.
METALLIC NAILS ARE ALL THE RAGE Metallic fingernails are the new rage from Paris, France. Molds are taken of Madame's fingers then custom-made nails are fitted on with glue for a sparkling effect. Montages of perfectly manicured hands show off the unusual nail designs.
EPIC OF TRANSPORTATION PAGEANT IN LOS ANGELES Thousands attend a fiesta inaugurating Los Angeles' 150th birthday. The "epic of transportation" pageant, relating the history of travel from primitive to modern times, opens the event. The procession chronicles the advance from dog-drawn vehicles to the speedy airplane of today. The antiquated conveyances and fashion modes present a strange contrast against the background of modern skyscrapers.
Date: 1930s - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:57:00, No Audio
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