• Short Summary

    William Bailey makes wooden pheasants eggs. Northamptonshire.

  • Description

    Pheasants eggs.

    Northamptonshire.

    M/S of an old house. Various shots of old craftsman wood turner William Bailey who carries on the centuries old tradition of making wooden pheasants eggs. He is seen working on his treadle lathe, making and painting the eggs. C/U of him.

    Note: there is a letter from the grandson of the craftsman featured in this film on file. The craftsman's name was William Bailey and he was the landlord of the Turner's Arms pub in West Street, Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1548.28
    Media URN:
    49700
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:29:00 / 01:54:54:00
    Canister:
    NSP 223

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