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  • Short Summary

    Lovely art deco tableware, wallpaper, lamps, etc.

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    Introductory intertitle reads: "The new art has invaded our homes. Master craftsmen are modelling new angles and lines into our wares - "

    C/U of a man at a drawing board painting weird and wonderful shapes onto a large piece of paper. We then see him holding in his hand an angular teapot, painting a pattern onto it. L/S of the designer, his drawing board and a table. On the table is a modern metal dinner set - coffee pot, teapot and a milk jug. A young couple walk away from the camera in what is purported to be a domestic interior (looks more like a set). It is ultra modern, art deco style with geometric pattern wallpaper, a small sculpture on a plinth and a zig zag staircase. The man and the woman shake hands and the woman walks up the stairs. C/U of the man looking at the woman as she disappears up the stairs.

    "Crisp lines and sharp corners replace the ornamental doo-dahs of yesteryear - " C/U of a chandelier. C/Us of stylish table lamps. M/S of a table and chair - angular wall lights suddenly light up one by one. L/S showing more of the room. In one corner there is a curtained area with paintings hanging in front of the curtains. "In Eve's modern bedroom - " M/S of woman sitting on a stool at her dressing table. She brushes her hair. M/S of the woman showing her dressing table which is full of perfume bottles. She squirts some perfume on her neck. "Positively the latest in bedtime stories." M/S of Eve's bed, the woman seen earlier walks into shot and sits on the bed. She takes off her slippers. Dissolve into a shot of her lying in bed reading a book. She reaches up to the light and switches it off, settling down to sleep.

    Modernity and modernism - nice art deco style items.

    Was originally an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 399.

    Note: two EP091 reels exist. The other reel is made up of unedited material which may, or may not, have been destined for Eve's Film Review or Pathe Pictorial items.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:07:00 / 01:12:50:00
    EP 091B

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