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  • Short Summary

    Violin being handmade, tuned and played.

  • Description

    Italy.

    The Bisiach brothers are restorers of violins and every precious musical instrument. Stradivari, Guarnieri and Amati are entrusted to them. Sometimes the wood is taken from the beams of ancient palaces. The brothers take varnishes from centuries old resinous trees or dried roots.

    C.U. Violins on rack on wall. C.U. Hands repairing violin. C.U. Hands repairing violin. M.S. Man repairing violin. C.U. Hands placing violin on bench. C.U. Hands continue to repair violin. M.S. Man looking at book. C.U. Mans hand pointing to book and then to letter. C.U. Two men mixing varnish. C.U. Hand picking up small pot of varnish. C.U. Hand measures out varnish. C.U. Men painting violin. C.U. Hand hanging violin on rack. C.U. violin bow taps tuning fork. Men turning violin. C.U. Violin being tuned.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2455.02
    Media URN:
    67154
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:56:00 / 01:02:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 1991 C

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