• Short Summary

    Processes involved in making gold jewellery - ends with glamour girl shot.

  • Description

    Commercial Road, London.

    C/U of pieces of gold jewellery displayed on a piece of red fabric. Pan across to another display. M/S of three men working on jewellery designs. C/U of some of their designs and a mock up of a necklace

    Workshop - man opens a safe and takes out pieces of gold. C/U of piece being weighed on small set of scales. Various shots of the gold being prepared for use - it is milled to the right thickness.

    Men at work constructing gold jewellery based on designs from Paris or Milan. Good C/Us and M/Ss of goldsmiths at work. C/U of a linked bracelet being constructed. Narrator explains that many tourists buy English jewellery as the quality is so good.

    C/U of a pile of brightly coloured jewels. C/U of diamonds being set into a brooch.

    Ends with shots of glamorous woman modelling gold costume jewellery. Good C/U of golden ring which has moving sections. Narrator states: "Without doubt jewellery like this has an elegance and beauty that, when worn by a lovely woman, remains a glowing tribute to craftsmanship of the highest order."

    Note: men seen at work are Joe Kutchinsky, Len Sanitt, Mr M.A. Kutchinsky senior, Nat Stein, Andre Varnai, Joe Reback and John Sabel. The model is Beryl Gray.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    61.11
    Media URN:
    1438
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:51:00 / 01:17:03:00
    Canister:
    CP 124

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