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    London.

    M/S of a lounge. M/S of a woman carrying a box. She sits on a sofa and opens the box. She takes the painting from the top of the box and turns it to the camera. It is a painting of a clown. Woman is famous singer Eve Boswell and she collects clowns in her spare time. M/S of Ms Boswell unwrapping a nice little figurine of a clown in yellow coat. She puts the figurine on the table. C/S of Ms Boswell face as she lifts a lovely clown made of Venetian glass. C/U shot of the clown. This particular clown was given to her by famous Bernard Brothers.

    Voiceover says that Ms Boswell has a variety of different types and shapes of clowns in her collection. High angle shot of a coffee table with several clowns on it. Ms Boswell seats the great clown on the table - American clown Emett Kelly. Voiceover reveals that Ms Boswell's love for clowns originates in her private life. She started her collection when she got married to Travor (Trevor?) Boswell of the famous South African Boswell Circus.

    Succession of shot of Ms Boswell unwrapping her collection of clowns and placing them around the room. It looks as if they all already have a place which is probably the case. According to voiceover, Ms Boswell, who travels extensively, always brings her collection with her. This, then, is return home for all.

    M/S of Ms Boswell taking Emett Kelly from the table to repair it. She places Emett on her lap and starts sewing his trousers. C/U shot of Ms Boswell's hands sewing. C/U shot of Ms Boswell's face. Several shots of the clowns everywhere around the room.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    1257
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    59.13
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:53:00 / 01:35:01:00
    Canister:
    CP 117
    Sort Number:
    CP 117
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
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