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    Item title reads - Wool steals the picture.

    Elizabeth Lefort creates pictures and portraits from wool. Nova Scotia, Canada.

    M/S's Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia showing houses dotted around the countryside. M/S Miss Elizabeth Lefort pulling water from a well. L/S as she walks back to her house. Interior C/U showing Elizabeth dyeing wool by dipping it in and out of the bucket. M/S as she puts the wool into a saucepan and carries it to a sink. C/U Elizabeth wringing the wool out in the sink. Various shots of Elizabeth working on a woollen portrait of Prime Minister John Diefenbaker. C/U of her hand working under the portrait, pan up to her other hand hooking the wool through the other side.

    Various shots as people go around an exhibition of Elizabeth's work. M/S portrait called 'My Country'. M/S and C/U composite picture of Presidential portraits on backgrounds of scenes from American history. L/S people watching Elizabeth working. C/U Elizabeth working on the portrait of Prime Minister Diefenbaker. Various shots as people look at pictures. C/U portrait of President John F. Kennedy. C/U portrait of Lord Beaverbrook. L/S full length portrait of Jesus Christ. C/U Christ in Elizabeth's reproduction of Leonardo Da Vinci's 'The Last Supper', the camera zooms back to show the whole picture.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:51:00 / 01:03:13:00
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    Cape Breton Island
  • Stills

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

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