Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by reporter Bobbie Wygant about the Mike Benet Formals dressmaking company in Pittsburg, Texas which designs and manufactures formal dresses for clients such as the Miss America and Miss Texas Pageants and The Lawrence Welk Show. The story includes footage of Wygant talking to an unidentified designer and looking at sketches, factory workers cutting patterns and adding embellishment to fabrics, a finished evening gown, an interview with a company representative named Earl concerning a large order from the Texas Grand Chapter of the Evening Star, and a fashion model walking around a swimming pool in a finished evening gown.
Date: January 13, 1976
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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