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    The sculptress Phoebe Stabler is seen at work

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    Mrs Phoebe Stabler - the well known Sculptress is featured.

    Mrs Stabler carves classical figures in stone. Low angle shot of Mrs Stabler climbing a long ladder which is standing against a building. Top shot of Mrs Stabler climbing the ladder towards the camera. She reaches the top of the ladder and climbs off onto some scaffolding planks. "Trousers are almost a necessity on a task like this," explained the Sculptress." High angle shot of Mrs Stabler carving a stone figure on the side of a building. Nice M/S of Phoebe at work. C/U of the sculpture - it is a woman's face. Phoebe uses a special tool to carve the features.

    C/U of Phoebe in a jaunty hat and scarf. "Mrs Stabler was the designer of the famous World's Land-Speed Trophy (held by the late Sir Henry Segrave) one of her most beautiful creations." C/U of Mrs Stabler doing some detailed work on the glamorous woman statue on the Trophy. M/S of Mrs Stabler turning the trophy around for the benefit of the camera.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 493.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:37:00 / 01:09:29:00
    EP 200

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