• Short Summary

    Bernard Tussaud and staff show how the busts are made before they go in Madame Tussaud's.

  • Description

    Madame Tussaud's.

    London.

    C/U Mr Bernard Tussaud, great-great-grandson of the original founder, modelling in clay the bust of Stanley Matthews, he makes some fine adjustments and measures the distances between nose and eyes to see if they are right. Various shots as they prepare and fill the moulds. M/S as one mould is broken open to reveal the bust of Norman Yardley. M/S of case of eyes, M/S as eyeball is warmed and then inserted into the mould. C/U as a lady attaches eyebrows, one hair at a time, to the bust of Denis Compton, referring to photograph as she goes. C/U bust of Sir Donald Bradman.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1249.12
    Media URN:
    34123
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:44:00 / 01:15:59:00
    Canister:
    NP 199

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