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Parsons School of Design Fashion Design Department audiovisual recordings ➔ Parsons School of Design Presents a Student and Alumni Fashion Show and Ceremony

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Parsons School of Design. Fashion Design Department (producer)
Carrie Donovan (speaker)
Sophie Gimbel (guest)
Gordon Franklin (guest)
Allan R. Johnson (guest)


April 27 1972


Silent film of the annual Parsons School of Design student and alumni fashion show at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall. The event jointly honors Mrs. Sophie Gimbel, Allan R. Johnson, chairman of the board at Saks Fifth Avenue, and Gordon Franklin, president of Saks Fifth Avenue. Actress Lauren Bacall is in attendance. Carrie Donovan, senior editor at Harper’s Bazaar , announces the runway show. Designers Donald Brooks, Chester Weinberg, and others appear in close-up, chatting, following the show.





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