• Short Summary

    Robert Easton shows a little girl how he cuts silhouettes from paper.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Silhouette pictures". (new title) "Silhouette pictures are older than any photo - but they are just as fascinating. Here are some brief, but cutting remarks on the art by Robert Easton, ----- ." (title obscured by timecode.)

    London (probably Pathe Studio).

    M/S of Robert Easton sitting at a desk; a little girl asks him what he is doing and he says he is making silhouettes. He shows her how he does it by cutting out her silhouette from two pieces of paper; the girl stands still while he describes each part of her he is cutting out. Robert glues the finished silhouettes to two pieces of card and shows them to the girl.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1022.21
    Media URN:
    36871
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:13:00 / 01:45:24:00
    Canister:
    PT 041

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