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  • Short Summary

    Craft of making flowers from shells is demonstrated.

  • Description

    "Don't throw away those nice pearly shells you find on the beach this year. Take them home and drill a hole in each, carefully."

    C/U of a woman's hands as she drills a hole in a shell. "Then collect a little wire (you'll get quite a lot from Hubby's Wireless set), some sealing wax, a few leaves and thread, and follow carefully the way shown here." C/U of a woman's hands as she constructs a flower with shells. C/U of woman sealing the bottom of the flower with wax. The wire stem is covered with ribbon or something similar. Leaves are attached to the stem.

    "And soon they'll be singing about the girls who "sell shell-flowers from the sea shore." C/U of a vase in which the woman arranges a display of her shell flowers. C/U of another arrangement.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 624.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    990.11
    Media URN:
    17836
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:42:00 / 01:30:54:00
    Canister:
    EP 261

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