• Short Summary

    Modern coloured and ornamental candles are seen along with various candle holders.

  • Description

    C/U of a candle being lit. The candle is set into a metal candle holder which is attached to a wall. M/S of a modern candelabra - it hangs from the ceiling and holds seven red candles. C/U of detail - camera tilts up to show the candles. Narrator states that coloured and ornamental candles are making a comeback on the domestic scene. M/S of two candles in modern candle holders. The candles are from Denmark. Another candle display is shown, three candles placed around a plant pot. Narrator recounts the history of candle making.

    A flower arrangement with candles sticking out of it is shown - pretty ugly. Four long candles in low candlestick decorate a small table. C/U of the base of the candlestick. C/U of a square white candle. The lights go down and the candle is illuminated from within. C/U of the "solid block of wax" which is coloured on the inside. It burns for more than fifty hours. C/U of a small bowl of water in which flowers and candles are floating. A hand gently moves the candles around in the water. C/U of the bowl - very pretty. C/U of a round red candle in a metal holder. C/U of a green pyramid shaped candle. C/U of a yellow round candle in a metal holder. C/U of a table full of candles - they are pretty hideous! M/S of wall mounted candle holder. The candles are white with red spots (!) A hand comes into shot and picks up a "snuffer" attached to the candle holder. The candles are snuffed out.

    Note: paperwork in documentation file includes Danish names of various candles and candle holders.

    See separate explanation record CP 001: 'International Pictorials'.

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    Film ID:
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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:04:00 / 01:39:49:00
    CP 003 Dom

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