• Short Summary

    Craftsmanship of many countries presented at Handcrafts Exhibition in London.

  • Description

    Earls Court, London.

    GV. Gold Coast stand. CU. Carved head exhibit. SCU. Gold Coast girl. CU. Carved wooden elephant. GV. Spanish stand with Spanish girl displaying wrought iron lamp. SCU. Spanish girl holds up wrought iron lamp. LV. People watching 'Elna' - automatic sewing machine (cost $97.10.0.). CU. Machine sewing on cloth, showing varied types of stitch. SV. Machine stitching. SV. Woman operating machine. CU. Machine doing zigzag stitch. SV. Irene Goodwin, shorthand typist from Manchester, demonstrating how to hang wallpaper on ceiling. SCU. She takes wallpaper brush from apron pocket. SCU. She brushes along and hangs wallpaper. CU. Hands holding new 'Rolpat' for patterning and painting walls. SV. 'Rolpat' being demonstrated on wallpaper and making pattern, & CU.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene B.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    547.14
    Media URN:
    31158
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:36:00 / 01:19:46:00
    Canister:
    55/77

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