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Some enchanted evening

Author: WPA Film Library.; Films Media Group.
Publisher: Hamilton, N.J. : Films Media Group, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two centuries ago, it was the upper-class lady's job to dress in masses of silk and velvet in order to display her husband's wealth. We've come a long way for a woman to be able to appear ,unescorted, in a short, black cocktail dress. Evening wear has always been the fashion designer's favorite playground - from the short and transparent flapper dress to the glittery pantsuit for flower children out on the town...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Videorecording
History
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: WPA Film Library.; Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 829301505
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from title frames.
Originally broadcast as an episode of A Stitch in Time in 2001.
Available on Films on demand.
Target Audience: 6 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (13 min.) : digital, sd., col.
Details: System requirements: Microsoft Internet Explorer; Firefox; Adobe Flash Player or Windows MediaPlayer or Apple QuickTime.; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: 19th Century European Eveningwear: Class & Status (1:28) --
1920s Redefinition of Women's Eveningwear (2:18) --
1920s Men's Eveningwear (0:32) --
Depression-Era Escapist Glamour (1:55) --
Subdued Style in World War II (1:11) --
Late 1940s & 1950s Opulence in Eveningwear (2:16) --
1960s Eveningwear Revolution (1:40) --
Contemporary Eveningwear (1:00)
Other Titles: Some enchanted evening (eveningwear) : a stitch in time
Eveningwear
Stitch in time (Television program)
Films on demand.
Responsibility: [WPA Film Library].

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Two centuries ago, it was the upper-class lady's job to dress in masses of silk and velvet in order to display her husband's wealth. We've come a long way for a woman to be able to appear ,unescorted, in a short, black cocktail dress. Evening wear has always been the fashion designer's favorite playground - from the short and transparent flapper dress to the glittery pantsuit for flower children out on the town...

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