• Short Summary

    Lady Roberts, Mrs. Akiyama and others demonstrate the skilful art of Japanese flower arranging.

  • Description

    Chelsea, London.

    Japanese flower arranging is the latest craze to arrive - here demonstrated by Mrs. Akiyama and some upper class ladies.

    M/S of Lady Roberts making an Oriental grass and tulip display. Various shots of Lady R. adding finishing touches to her arrangement. M/S of a woman in a sari looking at a display of lilies and twigs. C/U of Mrs Cowe arranging daffodils and yellow tulips. C/U of Mrs C.'s hand taking a metal syringe from a box of special Japanese tools. C/U of Mrs C. squirting water on the flowers using the syringe. Various C/Us of different Oriental style flower displays - all very minimalist and incorporating twigs and bark.

    M/S of Mrs. Akiyama, dressed in a kimono, making a display from blossom, representing "beside the cool water". Mrs. A. adds purple iris to the black metal vase. M/S of Mrs. A adding her completed arrangements to a display table.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    363.06
    Media URN:
    3967
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:31:00 / 01:35:09:00
    Canister:
    CP 591

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