Budget Films

Stock Footage

Shopping In The 1920s

The camera tracks a very crowded department store, possible during Christmas time. In a salon, a woman models clothing as others watch. Another woman displays an iron as a seated woman looks on. Later, a man demonstrates a vacuum cleaner to another seated woman, who then stands and takes the handle herself. Two women stand next to a shiny new washer. CU on hands pulling laundry out of the washer.

IdentifierCLIP-5896
Duration1 min, 39 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1927
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