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THE MAKER  OF MASKS

The Maker Of Masks (1934)

Good footage of designer making a face mask.

BACK TO METHUSELAH!

Back To Methuselah! (1934)

Nice footage of men thatching the roof of a country house.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 315 - PLATES BY THE THOUSAND

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 315 - Plates By The Thousand (1961)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for the...

GLASS

Glass (1933)

Good educational film about the making of a glass jar at a glass factory.

A MATCHLESS MATCH HOUSE

A Matchless Match House (1934)

Mr Etherington shows off his model house made entirely from matches,...

IRON ART!

Iron Art! (1938)

Metalworkers make objects out of iron in a workshop.

FAIRY FILAMENTS

Fairy Filaments (1940)

Demonstrations of glassblowing, the making of fibreglass and inflammable fabric.

ROLL OUT A BARREL!

Roll Out A Barrel! (1940)

The complete process involved in making a barrel the traditional way - by...

SPRAY PICTURES!

Spray Pictures! (1930)

Pretty picture is built up by spraying paint through various stencils.

PEWTER WORK

Pewter Work (1930)

Woman demonstrates how to make embossed pewter objects.

A PHOTO NOVELTY FOR EVE

A Photo Novelty For Eve (1931)

Craft idea for women - making photograph frames.

PICTURES WHILE YOU WAIT

Pictures While You Wait (1928)

A little girl makes a picture of a cowboy by a transfer process.

A NEW CRAFT FOR EVE

A New Craft For Eve (1922)

Beads are made from wax and threaded onto string to make a necklace. Wax...

INTRODUCING MISS TEA COSY

Introducing Miss Tea Cosy (1931)

Processes involved in making a cute tea cosy from a broken doll and...

PHANTOM LEAVES

Phantom Leaves (1932)

Craft demonstration - how to make skeleton leaves.

CRYSTAL TREES

Crystal Trees (1933)

Pretty miniature trees are made with wire, crepe paper and wax.

WHITE AND SHAPELY - BUT ONLY SERVIETTES

White And Shapely - But Only Serviettes (1933)

Dinner party tips - how to fold serviettes into...

STENCIL PICTURES - ANOTHER NEW CRAFT FOR EVE

Stencil Pictures - Another New Craft For Eve (1933)

Demonstration of how to make stencil pictures...

PAINTINGS IN WOOD

Paintings In Wood (1935)

A look at the Austrian tradition of making pictures from pieces of coloured...

GIRLS MAKE HURDLES aka GIRL HURDLE MAKERS

Girls Make Hurdles AKA Girl Hurdle Makers (1936)

Sisters making hurdles for living.

WOOD FIBRE FLOWERS

Wood Fibre Flowers (1931)

False flowers made of thin wood fibre sheets imported from Australia.

CANDLESTICKS

Candlesticks (1938)

Anthony Alexander makes candlesticks out of cotton reels.

PEWTER WORK issue title - POTS OF PLOTS

Pewter Work Issue Title - Pots Of Plots (1938)

Footage of Miss Esther Everitt demonstrating how to...

MODEL YACHTS issue title - STAR TURN

Model Yachts Issue Title - Star Turn (1938)

Item describing how model yachts are made.

EGGSHELL FLOWERS

Eggshell Flowers (1939)

Woman making tulips out of eggshells.

FEATHER FLOWERS item title is ANCIENT AND MODERN

Feather Flowers Item Title Is Ancient And Modern (1939)

Young woman makes fake ornamental flowers...

MUSSEL SHELL FLOWERS item title is ANCIENT AND MODERN

Mussel Shell Flowers Item Title Is Ancient And Modern (1939)

Woman collects shells on beach and...

FLOWER POTS FROM LOGS issue title is LADIES FIRST

Flower Pots From Logs Issue Title Is Ladies First (1940)

Young woman makes rustic flower pot from...

PAINTING CHINA

Painting China (1944)

A woman paints her china with a mixture of grated sealing wax and methylated...

GOLD BEATING

Gold Beating (1949)

Item showing how gold leaf is made. London.

JEWELLERY DESIGN

Jewellery Design (1953)

Palladium jewellery is made and modelled; it quivers and twinkles at the...

KNITTING GOES GAY

Knitting Goes Gay (1945)

Knitted accessories include a fascinator, evening gloves and a jersey.

ITALY 1943 - LOADING AND UNLOADING

Italy 1943 - Loading And Unloading (1943)

Unloading and loading of Allied military equipment in...

US TROOPS DISEMBARKING

Us Troops Disembarking (1944)

American infantry troops getting on board landing craft.

LANDING CRAFT DOCKS

Landing Craft Docks (1944)

An American landing craft comes into docks.

SHIPS AT SEA

Ships At Sea (1944)

Various shots of the ships at sea.

GERMAN FEDERAL CRAFT SCHOOL

German Federal Craft School (1950)

Footage of new craft school in Germany.

BASKET MAKING IN HUNGARY

Basket Making In Hungary (1960)

Old time basket making in Hungary.

MINIATURE BARREL MAKING IN HUNGARY

Miniature Barrel Making In Hungary (1968)

Craftsmen making miniature barrels in Hungary.

CANDLE MAKING

Candle Making (1970-1975)

Various shots showing the processes involved in making wax candles.

SILVERY ART

Silvery Art (1934)

Silversmiths at work making pretty silver frames in the village of Tamsweg, Salzburg,...

NOVELTY DECORATIONS

Novelty Decorations (1959)

A look behind the scenes at the intricate craft work which goes into window...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 435 - reel 1 of 2 - CUSHION CRAFT and BRIDGE BUILDING...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 435 - Reel 1 Of 2 - Cushion Craft And Bridge Building... (1963)

Out...

COTTON FLOWERS

Cotton Flowers (1966)

Colourful cotton flowers are handmade at a factory in Edgware.

RUNNING THE GAUNTLET

Running The Gauntlet (1921)

Instructions are given for making leather gloves at home.

RUNNING THE GAUNTLET

Running The Gauntlet (1921)

Instructions are given for making leather gloves at home.

ONE GOOD TURN

One Good Turn (1930)

Good shots of a potter at work - throwing a pot, firing a batch of pots then...

THE BONE AGE

The Bone Age (1937)

London chef uses leftover bones to make elaborate table ornaments.

SUSO'S SUNSHADE!

Suso's Sunshade! (1939)

Processes involved in making Japanese parasols.

LACE MAKING

Lace Making (1929)

The craft of lace making is demonstrated by an elderly woman.