• Short Summary

    British sailor buys handmade lace from elderly woman in Malta.

  • Description

    Maltese lace, Malta.

    L/S Malta harbour. Good view street scene. C/U palm tree pan to woman sitting in garden. Various shots elderly woman making lace by hand. M/S lace beginning to take form. C/U lace over back of chair.

    M/S Royal Navy seaman walking up street, he stops to take look at lace. Various shots sailor admiring lace work. He looks as if he is about to buy it, pan to C/U of display of hand made lace.

    The sailor is George Benfield, Yeoman of the Signals on HMS Chieftain. The woman is Stella Ganci.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1311.16
    Media URN:
    43439
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:52:00 / 01:26:02:00
    Canister:
    NP 434

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