• Short Summary

    A museum of hair ornaments in Vienna and oyster beds in Taranto, Italy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief". (number 8)

    A museum in Vienna, Austria and oyster beds in Taranto, Italy.

    Various shots of museum exhibit of ancient combs and hair ornaments. M/S of woman examining Victorian hair crimping iron. C/U of early pair of clippers. M/S of woman looking at bizarre contraption hanging from the ceiling - an early permanent wave machine.

    C/U of model dressed in early Victorian costume, her hair is coiled over her ears. C/U of model in 'Dangerous Liaisons' style costume, gigantic wig with feathers and flowers entwined in it.

    Panning shot coastline. Rickety jetties stick out into sea. M/S of man sitting on jetty cutting up tree branch. The bits of branch are strung together with rope. The ropes are then sunk in sea where shellfish will grow on them. Various shots of men in rowing boat hanging up garlands of mussels and oysters on large poles sticking up from shallows near shore. Various shots of men lifting ropes of shellfish from sea. Various C/Us of oysters being sorted in baskets. Extreme C/U of oyster being opened in a man's hands.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:50:00 / 01:38:27:00
    PT 350

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