Film, Video [Theater commercial--Warner's corsets] Warner corset advertisement

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Title
[Theater commercial--Warner's corsets]
Other Title
Warner corset advertisement
Summary
A fictionalized story of "Warner's fashionable rust-proof corsets, guaranteed not to rust, break or tear." On the way to bed, a little girl spies her mother's corset and tries it on in front of a mirror. Her younger brother tries to grab it from her, and the two wrestle over the corset as they move into the bathroom. Still fighting for the corset, the children drop it into the bathtub, then begin splashing it in the water. Hearing the noise, the mother goes upstairs and discovers the children playing with the soaked corset. To their surprise, mother reassures them that no harm has been done: "Thank goodness it's a Warner's and it's rust-proof!" Cuts to stop-motion animation of a corset unrolling and opening and closing against a black background, then a closeup of the Warner's label. Ends with a local tag for P.J. Myhre: "We are showing new Warner styles from $1 up."
Created / Published
United States : [s.n., 191-?]
Subject Headings
-  Corsets
-  Silent films
Genre
Advertising
Notes
-  Copyright: no reg.
-  Duration: 3:36 at 16 fps.
-  A fictionalized story of "Warner's fashionable rust-proof corsets, guaranteed not to rust, break or tear." On the way to bed, a little girl spies her mother's corset and tries it on in front of a mirror. Her younger brother tries to grab it from her, and the two wrestle over the corset as they move into the bathroom. Still fighting for the corset, the children drop it into the bathtub, then begin splashing it in the water. Hearing the noise, the mother goes upstairs and discovers the children playing with the soaked corset. To their surprise, mother reassures them that no harm has been done: "Thank goodness it's a Warner's and it's rust-proof!" Cuts to stop-motion animation of a corset unrolling and opening and closing against a black background, then a closeup of the Warner's label. Ends with a local tag for P.J. Myhre: "We are showing new Warner styles from $1 up."
-  Available on the Internet; Library of Congress World Wide Web site (http://lcweb.loc.gov)
-  NCN023903; Warner corset advertisement. DLC
-  Received: 11/30/87 from LC film lab; ref print; preservation; AFI/Raes (Walter K. and Marika A.) Collection.
-  Received: 11/18/87 from LC film lab; dupe neg; preservation; AFI/Raes (Walter K. and Marika A.) Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (ca. 270 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (ca. 280 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
Call Number/Physical Location
FEB 7678 (ref print)
FPE 2649 (dupe neg)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
amrlv 4012 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/amrlv.4012
Library of Congress Control Number
97516772
Online Format
video
image
Description
A fictionalized story of "Warner's fashionable rust-proof corsets, guaranteed not to rust, break or tear." On the way to bed, a little girl spies her mother's corset and tries it on in front of a mirror. Her younger brother tries to grab it from her, and the two wrestle over the corset as they move into the bathroom. Still fighting for the corset, the children drop it into the bathtub, then begin splashing it in the water. Hearing the noise, the mother goes upstairs and discovers the children playing with the soaked corset. To their surprise, mother reassures them that no harm has been done: "Thank goodness it's a Warner's and it's rust-proof!" Cuts to stop-motion animation of a corset unrolling and opening and closing against a black background, then a closeup of the Warner's label. Ends with a local tag for P.J. Myhre: "We are showing new Warner styles from $1 up."
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https://lccn.loc.gov/97516772
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