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  • Short Summary

    An unusual doll is made from wire and crepe paper.

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    "Take a little wire, some crepe paper and paint. Add a little ingenuity, and Eve has one of these grotesquely fascinating dolls, so popular nowadays." C/U of a woman cutting a piece of crepe paper. She unfolds the paper and rolls it around some wire. She then winds paper around two pieces of wire to make a body. She squeezes some paper into a ball then wraps it in paper. A face is painted on. The head is attached to the body.

    "Even dolls must have a skirt, though, in this case, it's crepe paper." C/U of the skirt being cut out. The fluted edges are folded around a wire. The skirt is then attached to the doll. The doll has a hat and cuffs attached then a piece of mistletoe. The doll is then posed on the back of a chair.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 620.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:24:00 / 01:27:14:00
    EP 259

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