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Any Questions on Cotton

A piece of advice - happy housewives and homemakers buy British cotton.

Documentary 1955 26 mins

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This promotional film is a wonderful snapshot of 1950s life as the broadcaster Freddie Grisewood, with his panel of jovial chaps - and Mrs Giles, a representative housewife - answer questions from other housewives across the country. Cotton's versatility and durability are demonstrated, and Mrs Giles, unsurprisingly, is happy with the panel's advice, declaring "Britain makes the best!"