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  • Description

    Lodden, Norfolk.

    Alfred Betts works with scrap wood.

    M/S of a heap of scrap wood pieces and Alfred picking one out. He takes it inside and sits down to work on carving it. He has a row of woodworking tools. He starts to carve a head shape, working with a chisel. C/U shot of him chipping away at a weird comic looking face. He fixes eyes, which are white painted into the head.

    M/S of three finished heads, which look like cartoon characters or caricatures. There are various shots of different heads, one laughing. Hands appear and turn one head to show a face on the other side. The wood for the head Alfred is seen working on, was once a mahogany bedpost. This is hobby for Mr Betts, who is a teacher.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    1383
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    85.33
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:36:00 / 01:46:15:00
    Canister:
    CP 216
    Sort Number:
    CP 216
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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