• Short Summary

    Silversmiths at work making pretty silver frames in the village of Tamsweg, Salzburg, Austria.

  • Description

    Silversmiths at work in Tamsweg, Salzburg in Austria.

    Full titles read: "SILVERY ART"

    L/S of the picturesque village of Tamsweg. M/S's and C/U's of peasant Silversmiths at work with small pliers on very thin strips of silver. The narrator says that the ancient skill has "been handed down from father to son through the centuries."

    C/U's of the thin strips of silver being twisted around and then placed in a small frame. C/U one of the pretty completed silver frames. C/U's of jewel studded brooches. The narrator says that they are worn by local women on festive occasions. He says that "the jewellery patterns vary with each district." Several more shots of the brooches.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1108.01
    Media URN:
    38477
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:29:00 / 01:01:53:00
    Canister:
    PT 242

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