• Short Summary

    A collection of moving 3-D models made from things that include old rope, wood and waste paper.

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    Primavera in Sloane Street, London.

    M/S of 'Low Tide Harbour' a wooden arrangement of boats and rigging on two sides, slowly it is turned around to show both sides. C/U of the model. The whole range is called 'Contemporary Distractions'.

    M/S of a model 'Tressa' which is a small wooden doll with its arms above its head putting a bobble in its long dark hair. The doll is standing in front of a dressing table mirror. It is then turned around and its head moves to simulate doing its hair. C/U of the dolls face which is ugly.

    C/U of the face of the girl demonstrating the models. M/S of an angel with its wings moving, it is perched above a nativity scene. The camera moves down to the scene with figures moving around, the three Kings are walking round the manger. C/U of a model cow opening and shutting its mouth and a donkey waggling its ears. C/U of the model of an Eastern King.

    C/U of another model of a bird. M/S of the models of the Virgin Mary and child. C/U of the girl demonstrating them. L/S of the entire nativity scene. L/S of the girl with another model called 'Reader / Drinker'. M/S of the model in action, his arms are attached to two strings, one of which pulls his pint up to his mouth and the other pulls up his newspaper.

    M/S of 'Confidences', a model of a woman lying on a chaise longue playing with her cat. C/U of the model maker, Alan Smith working the model via a stick underneath . The camera pans along the model's legs to a C/U of the girl and her cat.

    Note: Alan Smith is also known as Sam Smith, which he thought sounded more professional.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:51:00 / 01:54:06:00
    CP 189

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