Miniature Writing Aka Lord's Prayer On Postage… 1954

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    Lord's Prayer on Postage Stamps. Dunstable, Bedfordshire.

    C/U of man (Mr Ronald Wyles) sharpening point of pen nib on emery paper. C/U man finishing sharpening point of pen picks up magnifying glass and looks through it at pen nib. M/S of man who now dips pen into ink and then wipes it on to a piece of blotting paper. C/U of nib being wiped on to blotting paper. M/S of man now finishing wiping nib now commences to write in miniature.

    C/U of man writing. C/U of miniature writing of the Lord's Prayer. M/S of man writing he picks up a stamp which is on the desk. C/U of man putting the stamp by side of the first line he has wrote of the Lord's Prayer. M/S Man writing. C/U of man writing Lord's Prayer. M/S Man writing dissolve to C/U of stamp man lifts this with tweezers revealing underneath stamp the Lord's Prayer in miniature. C/U of the writing.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45084
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1377.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:04:00 / 01:43:17:00
    Canister:
    NP 534
    Sort Number:
    NP 534
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