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    M/S of a man sitting at an easel. He has paint brushes by his side. He begins to draw. C/U of the picture he is drawing. It is a drawing of a mythical beast bathed in light emerging from a cloud. Camera dissolve into other strange drawings incorporating skulls and flames.

    The artist is Mr Fiddes Watt, he turns images from these "extraordinary dream pictures" into sculptures. M/S of Mr Watt in his studio working on a small sculpture. C/U of his hands as he moulds a creature's tail. C/U of the artist. Various shots of him at work on his bizarre creations. C/U of one of the beasts.

    "Perhaps, buried within us all, there rests some primitive element remembering the monsters of ages ago and conjuring up these nightmarish figures - " Unusual shot with a sculpture in the foreground and the artist standing in the background.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 630.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:09:00 / 01:50:49:00
    EP 148
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    EP 148
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