• Short Summary

    Nice footage of Mrs Edith Barham making flowers from old stockings. Whetstone.

  • Description

    Nylon Flowers, Whetstone in Leicestershire.

    M/S and C/U Woman (Mrs Edith Barham) examining nylons. M/S Woman examining nylons. She picks up a roll of wire. C/U Unwinding a piece of wire and cutting it with pliers. C/U Placing down the wire and picking up the nylon, she begins to cut a section of the nylon with scissors. C/U Her face. C/U Finishes cutting the nylon and places the wire bent in the form of a loop in the nylon and pulls it tight over it. She binds the two together with cotton. She cuts off cotton, then trims the loose edges of nylon. C/U Her face.

    C/U She places down on the table, and other flowers, two petals that she has made. C/U Face. M/S She places two petals together and binds them with thread. C/U She places two petals together and binds them with thread. She adds another petal and binds them, and then she adds another. C/U Her face. C/U She finishes binding and cuts off the loose thread (or wire) then begins to shape the petals and leaves with her fingers. M/S She gives the flower a final bind. C/U She gives the flower a final bind, she finishes binding and places the completed flower in a vase with others. C/U The vase of flowers. C/U One of the flowers. The vase turns stopping with another flower in full frame.

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    Film ID:
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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:34:00 / 01:13:29:00
    NP 501

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