• Short Summary

    Sculptor Brian Willsher is seen creating an abstract wooden object on his band saw.

  • Description

    Catford, London.

    Several shots of corrugated white sculptures in a garden. Various shots show sculptor Brian Wilshire inspecting another carved wooden sculpture that is placed in the branches of a tree.

    We see Brian at work on the band saw that he uses to create his sculptures; he guides blocks of wood through the saw to slice out circular shapes. He then slots several 'slices' together and concertinas the object out as commentator tells us "Most of his work includes some form of spiralling effect, achieved by cutting the segments at an angle".

    M/S of a sculpture in the garden; using stop motion, more sections of carved wood are added.

    Note: on file is correspondence about the story; a note from Brian Wilshire states "I describe them as 'things'." Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    433.13
    Media URN:
    4393
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1968
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:06:00 / 01:41:10:00
    Canister:
    CP 683

Comments (2)

  1. timothycfreejr132457 says

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  2. johouse says

    Artists name is Brian Willsher not Wilshire. I worked for him for years. Is the rest of the file available?

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