• Short Summary

    An exhibition of Do It Yourself techniques and machines from Olympia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Olympia. Do It Yourself".

    Olympia, London.

    CU Two small boys playing with tool kit on table. CU One of the small boys with a hammer in each hand.

    SV People watching the Polish stand where a man is making wicker chairs. CU As he threads the wicker work.

    CU A pair of shoes being held by hands and the hands move across to put them down on a skirt of a dress. Zoom out to show the dress and the shoes. The material of the dress and the covering of the shoes are of the same material. CU A pair of hands showing how to cover the shoes.

    SV A stand where a new machine for making dove-tailed joints in being demonstrated by two girls. CU The machine in action. CU Two pieces of wood cut in dove-tailed joints they are moved together and a mallet comes to hit them into position. CU The two pieces of wood joined and then hands try to pull them apart.

    CU Woman papering a ceiling using the new ceiling master. CU The woman, pan up to show her brushing paper on the ceiling. GV The woman papering the ceiling, watched by crowds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    10:22:51:00 / 10:23:54:00

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