Titles read: 'PICKS IN PICTURES!'
In the Tyrol village of Pultnaize (sp?) we see various shots of craftsmen making ice-picks. They shape the pick heads from white hot ingots of iron and the blade is planed by finishers. The head is secured onto the handle with copper nails....
Fishermen in the Bahamas hit fish on the head, Austrian women soften hemp for spinning and bridal hairdos are seen at a Brussels hairdressing competition.
Footage of a blacksmith and his many creations, Austria.
Woman demonstrates how to make embossed pewter objects.
Good footage of metal art at factory in Camden Town, London.
Traditional "ethnic" jewellery is the inspiration for artist Irena Corwin.
Copper is beaten and shaped into a large bucket.
Traditional craftsmanship in Austria - buttons carved from antlers of chamois.
Prehistoric caves in Austria, a human funicular in the Tyrol and a bird hospital.
Stories in this item include hat making in the Tyrol in Austria and footage of Port Charlotte in the Bahamas.
The making of a stained glass window, destined for a Tyrolean church.
Servicemen and women learning to skills to help them on returning to post-war civilian life.
Metalworkers make objects out of iron in a workshop.
Alec Forbes makes VC medals by hand in a London workshop.
Austrian soldiers work to stop a mudslide destroying a village, the people evacuate their homes.
Various jobs are featured - stunt flying, deep sea diving, totem pole carvers, miners, cigarette butt seller, stunt waiter, energy cyclists, men working on a suspension bridge, stuntman climbs a building etc.
A look at the Austrian tradition of making pictures from pieces of coloured wood.
20 ton telescope mirror, arts and crafts school and workmen on the George Washington bridge.
A swimming device, a street sculptor, a puppet maker and a Douglas Fir flagpole at Kew.
Traditional scarves are made in the Austrian Tyrol.
Footage of Miss Esther Everitt demonstrating how to make pewter pots.
Silversmiths at work making pretty silver frames in the village of Tamsweg, Salzburg, Austria.
Item showing how the state of Arizona is helping the Navaho Indians re-establish themselves.
Scythes are made in a factory in the Styrian Alps in Austria.
Pretty scenic shots of a Tyrollean village in the snow.