Fashions on Parade

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Fashions on Parade
Also known as Television Fashions
Fashion Parade
Genre Fashion
Presented by Adelaide Hawley Cumming
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
Production
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 25 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel DuMont (1948-1949)
ABC (1949)
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original run November 1, 1948 (1948-11-01) – June 29, 1949 (1949-06-29)

Fashions on Parade is an American fashion-themed television series that aired on the now-defunct DuMont Television Network Fridays at 8pm EST from November 4, 1948 to April 24, 1949, then broadcast on ABC from April 27 to June 29, 1949. The show was hosted by Adelaide Hawley Cumming beginning on local DuMont stations on February 5, 1948.

Overview[edit]

The show featured models showcasing the then-latest fashions, and was the first national television program sponsored by Procter & Gamble. Each episode was 30 minutes long, and was also broadcast under the titles Television Fashions and Fashion Parade.

Episode status[edit]

Two episodes of the program (June 8, 1949 and a second 1949 episode) are held in the J. Fred MacDonald collection at the Library of Congress.

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