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Birth of a Perfume

Series

Series Name
Colour Pictorial

Issue

Issue No.
676
Date Released
7 Dec 1967
Date recorded
7 Nov 1967
Length of issue (in feet)
721
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Birth of a Perfume

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 1
Summary
Pathe synopsis: The expensive elegance of the Riviera. Exotic beauty and - perfume in the air. From Cannes and Monte Carlo we go to Grasse, the little town that makes perfume for the world. Here they mingle the aroma of incense and sandalwood with the essences of the flowers that grow in such wild profusion all around. Traditional skills, ancient and modern machinery are on display. We follow the fascinating stages of the birth of a new perfume as beauty editors from Britain, America, Russia and even from Australia come to a lavish christening party which is an elegant Riviera event.
Keywords
Industry and manufacture
Written sources
Pathe Colour Pictorial Lobby Cards   Used for synopsis
Credits:
Commentator
Wilfrid Thomas
Length of story (in feet)
661
Story extras:
Film clip

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