Moscow fashion show
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Archive report: Moscow's rare major fashion show

The BBC tried to open a bureau in Russia during World War II but only succeeded some 20 years later in 1963.

Erik de Mauny was the BBC's first resident correspondent in the USSR.

May 1964 saw the rare sight of a big international fashion show being held in the Soviet capital.

Erik de Mauny reported on the show with some expert help from his wife.

First broadcast 30 May 1964

  • 18 Oct 2013