Fine Feathers 1931

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    C/U of feathers being dipped into various dyes. The woman working with the feathers wears rubber gloves. C/U of the hands of another woman who fluffs out the feathers. She pulls off excess feathers then trims each one to shape with small scissors. C/U of feathers being attached to fake stamens - making feather flowers. Feathers are attached with wire. Through dissolves we see the flower taking shape. Wire is threaded into a fake stem.

    "It is difficult to distinguish them from actual flowers - they're so real - " M/S of woman holding up a bunch of the feather flowers. C/U of another bunch of flowers - large blooms. Another woman holds a bunch of lilies made from feathers.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 520.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:14:34:00 / 01:16:29:00
    EP 212
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    EP 243
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