• Short Summary

    Leo Vala moulds 3-D sculptures of famous paintings by projecting them onto the clay and tracing them.

  • Description

    South West London.

    C/U of a portrait of The Mona Lisa, L/S of the painting on the wall of a photography studio. Leo Vala sits down in front of it, there is a lump of clay on the table beside him, he nods to someone. M/S of a young man who turns off the big photography light beside him.

    M/S of Leo starting to mould the clay, projected onto it is a slide of The Mona Lisa, he nods again and the light comes on, he looks at the model and continues to mould it into the face of The Mona Lisa. Several shots of him moulding the clay via the painting projected over it, the light goes on and off so he can check how it is coming on. C/U of the slide projector in the dark. Various shots of Leo moulding the clay again. M/S profile of the sculpture with the painting projected on it. M/S of the model from the front.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    179.03
    Media URN:
    2639
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:52:00 / 01:22:28:00
    Canister:
    CP 373

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