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  • Short Summary

    Mr J.H. Dowd - an artist who draws children - is featured.

  • Description

    Title reads: "With Mr J.H. Dowd, the well-known Children's Artist."

    Mr Dowd stands by a tree outside a children's playground sketching. C/U of the artist frantically sketching whilst smoking a pipe. C/U of a child with a puppy. Shot of a baby in a pram looking at a newspaper. C/U smiling baby. Mr Dowd shows the children his sketches - they are not particularly interested. The artist sketches a child buying balloons from an elderly lady. C/U of his sketch. He sketches a child throwing bread to ducks on a lake. C/U of child. Mr Dowd surrounded by young boys. He gives one of the younger ones a penny. Almost looks like they are crowding around autograph hunting. C/U shots of Mr Dowd painting and drawing and shots of his work.

    Mr Dowd is seen skulking around, looks a bit suspicious at times.

    Nice shots of children in this film.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    764.01
    Media URN:
    35378
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:03:09:00
    Canister:
    EP 023

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