Looking a little faded and ghost-like, a group of young women ask their wise older friend, Mary, for advice on how to be glamorous. She tells them but they’re not buying it. She persists and they eventually agree, even managing an awkward bad-acting chuckle before the snippet ends.
Like many films geared for young homemakers and home-ec students made during the 1940s and 1950s, the entire film, entitled “Good Grooming for Girls,” kind of meanders around from one scene to the next with transitions that require us to suspend disbelief. It can be grainy and scratchy (what do I want for free?) but I believe the advice is still good.
This short clip from the film focuses on the question, ” What is Glamour?” The film hiccups when Mary defines the word “glamour” so my question to you is this: What did she say? How would Mary define glamour?
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