• Short Summary

    Two female art students from Leeds make pottery vases and ornaments.

  • Description

    Clay Craftswomen. Part of ENGLAND EXPECTS issue.

    Leeds, Yorkshire.

    Various shots of two young women, art students, doing pottery. They have converted an old forge into their workshop / studio. We see them making hand thrown vases on potter's wheels. Various shots of women making clay ornaments. Various shots of women grinding fine powder clay. They spread the powder on a newspaper and crush it with glass bottles. Water is added to the powder and it is poured into a plaster of Paris mould. The final result in a figure of a man dancing.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1276.02
    Media URN:
    42668
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:32:00 / 01:04:02:00
    Canister:
    NSP 170

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment