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  • Short Summary

    The artist Arthur Ferrier paints designs on the fingernails of the actress Frances Carson.

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    Story about painted miniature designs on fingernails.

    Mr Arthur Ferrier - the well known artist - paints the nails of Miss Frances Carson - actress in "Havoc". The setting is an opulent drawing room. Miss Carson is dressed in an extravagant silver dress and cape with ostrich feathers. Extremely glamorous! She hands Mr Ferrier a piece of paper showing the designs she requires on her nails. C/U of the paper showing the following images drawn onto nails: a love-heart, a man's face, a diamond, a horseshoe and a question-mark. The artist takes Miss Carson's cape and she sits on a sofa which is high on a platform. Mr Ferrier kneels at her feet and proceeds to paint the designs on her nails. C/U of him painting on the nails. C/U of Miss Carson laughing. She admires her nails. C/U of the nails under a magnifying glass. Very cute.

    Was item in Eve's Film Review issue 145.

    Safety print exists - show print. Probably to be found on "A Thing of Beauty" roll.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:20:00 / 01:24:31:00
    EP 038

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