Footage of penthouse Suite designed by Oliver Messel. London.
Penthouse Suite, the Dorchester Hotel.
L/S Dorchester Hotel - tilt up to roof. M/S Designer (Oliver Messel) of suite sitting in roof gardens with models - man (probably plaster) walks over and discusses models with him. M/S and C/U The Model showing garden and fountain. M/S Man walks away. another man walks into picture and discusses models with the designer. M/S The man as he points out something. C/U Designer. C/U Model showing roof garden and room leading off. this model is lifted away to reveal another model underneath. C/U Designer. C/U Designer points out a settee in the model and lifts it up.
C/U Pan same model. M/S Two men walkaway from the models - pan over to first man working on cement, model. C/U His hands as he works. M/S The garden pool with fountains. M/S Model of boy sitting on fish holding a sea shell from which water trickles. C/U Lillies in the pond. M/S Windows from interior of room. the two men enter and examine lamp. fitted on mirror. M/S. Windows from interior of room. the two men enter and examine lamp fitted on mirror. M/S The complicated design of branches and leaves on the walls.
M/S The walls with their designs and mirrors designer walks over to door and moves the door knob which is in the shape of a bird. C/U The door knob. M/S Same chandelier hanging from ceiling. M/S Wall lamp with a bracket design in the shape of a young child. M/S Man at work painting the design over the fireplace. C/U The canopied bed made adjusting pillows. M/S Maid dusting dressing table. L/S Designer at work on the paintings on the double doors. M/S Fireplace. M/S Book shelves (fake books) woman walks into picture opens the book shelves which are doors to reveal radio behind. C/U Painting of garden on walk. C/U Swan engraved in the carpet. M/S The room.