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    Item showing Do It Yourself Exhibition for Central Office of Information in London.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Do It Yourself Exhibition for COI (Central Office of Information). London.

    Various shots of exhibition. Various shots crowd watching man mould pot. Various shots woman taking dried pots from a small kiln. CU notice reading 'Glass animals made to order'. CU glass models in showcase. Various shots people watching man making glass animals. CU man holding glass rod over Bunsen burner flame to soften it for moulding. CU man moulding part of glass into shape with tweezers.

    CU table laden with glass models. MS pan Chinese stand. MS carpets hanging on Chinese stand pan to showcase laden with models. CU model of Chinese Monk. CU Chinese girl hanging a painting of a horse on wall.

    LS Chinese decorated room partition. LS Republic of Sudan stand. MS pan photographs of Sudanese soldiers on one of the walls. MS a pair of decorated horns in a glass case with other objects from the Sudan. CU models of two fish. Various shots two women operating new electric planing equipment. LS people walking round the Libyan stand. CU man and woman looking at leather purses.

    Various shots people looking at articles of interest on the stand. CU man examining ladies leather bags pan up to CU of man. LS Englishman being shown a stool by one of the Libyan representatives. MS woman trying out one of the armchairs on the stand. CU small girl watching. MS the man sitting on a stool. Various shots a man and woman examining carpets. MS the exhibition.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:30:00 / 01:59:40:00
    UN 3408 C

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