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    Penthouse Suite, the Dorchester Hotel.

    L/S Dorchester Hotel - tilt up to roof. M/S Designer (Oliver Messel) of suite sitting in roof gardens with models - man (probably plaster) walks over and discusses models with him. M/S and C/U The Model showing garden and fountain. M/S Man walks away. another man walks into picture and discusses models with the designer. M/S The man as he points out something. C/U Designer. C/U Model showing roof garden and room leading off. this model is lifted away to reveal another model underneath. C/U Designer. C/U Designer points out a settee in the model and lifts it up.

    C/U Pan same model. M/S Two men walkaway from the models - pan over to first man working on cement, model. C/U His hands as he works. M/S The garden pool with fountains. M/S Model of boy sitting on fish holding a sea shell from which water trickles. C/U Lillies in the pond. M/S Windows from interior of room. the two men enter and examine lamp. fitted on mirror. M/S. Windows from interior of room. the two men enter and examine lamp fitted on mirror. M/S The complicated design of branches and leaves on the walls.

    M/S The walls with their designs and mirrors designer walks over to door and moves the door knob which is in the shape of a bird. C/U The door knob. M/S Same chandelier hanging from ceiling. M/S Wall lamp with a bracket design in the shape of a young child. M/S Man at work painting the design over the fireplace. C/U The canopied bed made adjusting pillows. M/S Maid dusting dressing table. L/S Designer at work on the paintings on the double doors. M/S Fireplace. M/S Book shelves (fake books) woman walks into picture opens the book shelves which are doors to reveal radio behind. C/U Painting of garden on walk. C/U Swan engraved in the carpet. M/S The room.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51385
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1601.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:45:00 / 01:46:57:00
    Canister:
    NP 464
    Sort Number:
    NP 464
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Interior Design Double The House Archive
  • Stills

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

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