Photoelectric Cell-Sculptor 1964

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    Prague, Czech Republic.

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    VS Showing machine with photo-electric cell and it photographs the contours of the face and transfers them onto film, then the film is put into another lathe type machine and a block of wood is turned into a bust. People showing the busts that have been made of them.

    (Comb. Lave.)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:41:18:00 / 01:42:29:00
    UN 3942 E
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    UN 3942 E
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