• Short Summary

    The vault of an Adelaide bank may house an art treasure....Mr.David Dridan, of the Adelaide?

  • Description


    Grille coming back to disclose people at door of vault
    0.05


    Men into vault, Dridan first
    0.09


    Dridan examining painting with microscope, discussing with Lightfoot
    0.15


    CU Lightfoot, owner of painting
    0.16


    CU Dridan talking
    0.17


    Tilt up painting
    0.21


    CU face of painting, magnifying glass in and all over
    0.26


    MS Dridan talking across painting
    0.28


    MS Lightfoot talking
    0.30


    MLS of both, walk out of picture, painting there
    0.33


    MS painting
    0.36



    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The vault of an Adelaide bank may house an art treasure....Mr.David Dridan, of the Adelaide National Gallery, leads the way to examine a painting of Mary Magdalene...

    Mr.dridan told the owner, Mr.Lance Lightfoot, a retired businessman, that the painting was definitely of the RUBENS school, and probably by the Flemish master himself.The painting was sent from England in eighteen eighty-five Mr.Lightfoot paid one hundred and twenty-five pounds for it seven months ago....On the advice of experts, Mr.Lightfoot will take it to England for chemical analysis and X-rays...If it IS an old master he intends to sell it to the highest bidder...

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    Film ID:
    VLVADGDTKDYBUGU3OEXF6TFB4ER7C
    Media URN:
    VLVADGDTKDYBUGU3OEXF6TFB4ER7C
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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