University of Maryland Libraries Digital Collections

To the new Elizabethans

199227 minutesEnglishcolorJump to full details

Digital videos
are available for viewing only
at the University of Maryland's
College Park campus or
through a VPN connection.
These videos may be viewed from
public access terminals at any of the
UM Libraries on the College Park campus.
Questions?
Contact Us
Alternate title:To the new Elizabethans (1945-)
Summary:Drabness and shortages marked the years after World War II until Dior's New Look arrived. And then a parade of innovations: artificial fibers, separates, casual clothes, stiletto heels and witches' toes, Teddy boys and zoot suits. Mary Quant arrived with clothes made for young people. Boutiques were in and people now asserted their own personalities in selecting their clothes.
Contributor:Hargreaves, Allan
Garland, Madge
Provider:Thames Television, ltd
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Place of origin – Region:England
Topical subjects:Fashion Great Britain History
Costume Great Britain 20th century
Credits:Hosts, Allan Hargreaves, Madge Garland. Costumes, Diana Thurley.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Films@UM Browse terms:European Studies
Collection:Films@UM
Access restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.