• Short Summary

    These are complete thumb nail size miniatures on their own, there will be 1,500 recognisable faces, mostly slightly smaller, when complete.

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    Two men leave flat with painting, after removing doors to get it out.



    Walking along road, two miles to go.



    Few curious eyes.



    On the road, several shots.



    c u of Roy Reynolds, CU his friend with beard, Dave Cherry.



    Road sign, No Animal drawn traffic



    On the road down teep hill,



    In the garden of new house, light falling badly now. Ends Fri 13th.



    Next day, back at work on his painting, works at night for peace and quiet.



    w/a Reynolds mixes paints.



    .. painting on the canvas



    Zoom to centre interest, the Pall bearers and the coffin.



    CU extreme. Working on the fine detail of the grass, (Canvas moving makes Out focus) repeat to keep in focus.



    Medals on cheat of Col Moll Croix de Guerre and DFM



    Face the glasses Col Retief



    Buckle of belt to show detail.



    Run out last Col Holtzenberg.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: These are complete thumb nail size miniatures on their own, there will be 1,500 recognisable faces, mostly slightly smaller, when complete. He started in Sept 1958 and will complete this coming April, he says the difficult gathering of data is over easy going now. The six pall bearers are SAAF colonels.. So far he has put on 25 lbs of paint. Reynolds sold first painting at 2 years old, studied Col of Arts Birmingham, war service Bomb aimer RAF in S. Africa 10 years now. He expects the painting to be hung in the Voortrekker Monument this unconfirmed by Govt. The background houses etc of Pta is exact, anyone living there can identify his house. He has canvas already for next painting, S. Africas 1960 jubilee at Bloemfontein 11 high 20 ft long.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA69FHM37K13Z6N1CBDY3W8ND8G
    Media URN:
    VLVA69FHM37K13Z6N1CBDY3W8ND8G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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