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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Button Aristocrats".


    L/S of snow capped mountain and valley. Tilt down to show young man in traditional dress striding up path, carrying horns of chamois. The young man enters pine cabin, we seem him silhouetted against window inspecting horns. M/S of young man giving horns to craftsman. The craftsman shows the youth some buttons from which he must chose a design. The youth - supposedly typical Austrian peasant - wears small hat with a feather stuck in it.

    Various extreme C/Us of craftsman fashioning a button from the antlers using a saw, a lathe, chisels and other simple tools. Extreme C/U of rough edged button in craftsman's hand. More shots of craftsman using more delicate tools to engrave intricate picture of a stag into the button. Extreme C/U of the finished product. Panning C/U of board covered in other examples of hand-carved antler buttons.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:45:00 / 01:56:15:00
    PT 337
    Sort Number:
    PT 337
  • Appears in...

    Ties, Cufflinks and Buttons Ties, Cufflinks and Buttons
  • Stills

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

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