• Short Summary

    Making a rubbing or print from a coal hole is the unusual pastime of Page Phillips.

  • Description

    London.

    Page Phillips, an antiques dealer, discovered that coal hole covers could be rubbed, just like brass rubbings. M/S of a man at night with his paper and rubbing equipment. He kneels on a pavement and starts rubbing to get a print. In the day, we see Page taping cartridge paper over a coal hole cover in the pavement, and making his rubbing. In his shop we see various prints, and a woman buying one which has been made into a table mat.

    Note: see CP 542 Cuts on *PM0323* for out takes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    323.02
    Media URN:
    3791
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:57:00 / 01:05:26:00
    Canister:
    CP 542

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