• Short Summary

    Sculptor Elinor Lambert makes artworks from stones found on a Cornish beach.

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    Mevagissey, Cornwall.

    High angle shot of a small beach. A woman walks along then stoops down to pick up pebbles. M/S of the woman as she picks up a stone. C/U of her hands as she turns the stone over, it has a natural pattern. She puts the stone into her basket then leaves the beach. M/S of the woman walking up a steep Cornish street. It is the sculptor Elinor Lambert.

    Interior of her studio in Mevagissey. She sits down with her bag of stones. C/U of a stone she is working on. C/U of Elinor's face as she concentrates on her work. She builds other materials on top of the stone to bring the "figures" within . C/U of some of Elinor's figures. C/U of Elinor applying varnish to one of the figures. This recaptures the natural colours normally only seen underwater.

    M/S of some of Elinor's sculptures in their natural setting - nestled amongst rocks by the sea. Film ends with a C/U of one of Elinor's sculptures which depicts a group of fishermen leaning on a wall. Camera pans up to show three fishermen leaning on a wall.

    Note: there is an explanation of this artistic process in the documentation file.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:57:00 / 01:26:57:00
    CP 034

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