Plastic Flowers 1959

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    St John's Wood, Golders Green, London.

    Ronald Lane specialises in floral decor with light effects . He is seen at work, designing something. M/S as he shows his work to Tom Wrigley, who is cutting petals from plastic. C/U shot of the machine cutting the sheets of acrylic sheet plastic. C/U shot of the clear plastic flower heads on a table, as a stamen is fixed to one by Augusta Andersen. Next she fixes them to stems and arranges them in a vase.

    Tom works with a soldering iron and fixes the base. He puts the stems inside where they are attached to a transformer . He is seen screwing tiny bulbs into the stems. C/U shot as they are lit up. Ronald works on a display, heating the 'leaves' and bending them and fixing the display. C/U flowers alight in the dark, in yellow and red and green. Various shots of the delicate lights, which are on display at the Blue Angel Club in Mayfair. They were designed by Michael Pagan.

    Note: the company is called Spectralumin.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    1384
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    85.34
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:15:00 / 01:48:48:00
    Canister:
    CP 216
    Sort Number:
    CP 216
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