Art Comes To Oxford Street 1948

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    Full title reads: "ART COMES TO OXFORD STREET".

    London.

    Men looking at something off screen, one explaining (scratched). Women looking and laughing. Close up shot of placid looking woman. Close up shot of a modern art sculpture exhibited at Oxford Street. Close up shot of woman leaning forward. Close up shot of man putting on spectacles. Close up, pan down statue. Long shot of a statue, traffic lights changing. Crowds at the corner of the street. Long shot of interior of modern art exhibition - people browsing. Wooden statue. Close up shot of a man pointing out curves of statue. Close up shot (effect shot) looking through jaw. Close up shot of front view of jaw. Three men looking at pictures. Close up shot of a picture. Close up shot of one man looking at catalogue. Close up shot of a picture. Panning shot of the people at the exhibition. Group of people looking at pictures. Group talking. Close up shot of picture. Bearded man comes into picture. Another angle shot of man looking at picture. Close up shot of the picture. A couple comments it (natural sound).

    Note: Some famous paintings and sculptures are seen in the item - it must be fairly important exhibition.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46330
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1422.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:11:00 / 01:07:34:00
    Canister:
    48/14
    Sort Number:
    48/014
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