Egon The Artist 1955

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    Hampstead, London.

    C/U Spanish dancer kicks her leg in air. Open out to artist with canvas attempting to sketch the movement. Shot of Nicholas Egon in his studio with a woman from Ceylon - Theresa Wilson. He puts her nearly finished portrait on easel. C/U Theresa and Egon who explains what he's doing to her. M/S Egon at portrait of Barbara James who sits next to her painting. Egon tries to bring depth to the painting. C/U Barbara and cut to artist painting her hair.

    Another female face not so beautiful but the artist accentuates her good features with the background. Theresa Wilson returns in dress for her sitting . The portrait is "brought to life" by finishing hair with translucent colour. C/U the artist's face. Return to the picture of Spanish dancer, Karen Carena. She is posing next to it with the artist painting her picture using a palette and brush.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    2119
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    35.06
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:21:00 / 01:13:53:00
    Canister:
    CP 039
    Sort Number:
    CP 039
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