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    Pathe casts its eye over various Modern Art exhibitions in Paris and London.

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    Full title reads: "The Eye Of The Artist"

    Paris, France. Pathe casts its eye over various Modern Art exhibitions.

    GV Pan int. Charpentier Hall where exhibition of Bernard Buffet's paintings are on show. STV People looking at paintings. CU Painting 'Paris, Canal Saint Martin'. CU Painting on table of Vase and Flowers being autographed by Bernard Buffet. CU Bernard Buffet. SV Man & woman looking at paintings at exhibition. CU Self-portrait of Bernard Buffet. SV Buffet talking to Jacques Villon aged 84 the oldest living painter. CU Painting 'The Fish Dealer' SV Painting 'The Two Clowns'.

    SV Sketch drawn by King George V in 1874. CU Top of sketch showing strange flying creatures drawn over the heading 'Windsor Castle'. SV Sketch. CU Sketch showing horse guards with plumed helmets and ladies with tiaras.

    London. SV Contemporary Art Exhibition in Dover Street. 2 men seated on platform, they stand up and look at painting hanging from ceiling. CU Modern painting on ceiling. LV Int. Modern art hanging from wall. CU 2 men looking at paintings. CU Painting on wall. CU Slapdash painting CU Paint board resting on to barrels hand with brush dipping into paints, pan to Mr Richard Smith slapping painting with brush. SV Finished painting on mantelpiece in room. SV Mr Smith leaving home carrying painting which he hopes to sell for £100.

    TV Int. Mr William Green throwing contents of tin of black paint onto canvas which is on the floor he starts to slither about on canvas. CU William Green pouring paraffin onto canvas pan to his feet slithering about on the mess. SV William Green slithering about on the paint. CU Feet sliding about on thick mass of paint, with Green's reflection shown. SV He finishes slithering on canvas and walks back to corner of room. CU Pan to mass of wet, slimy, paint over canvas.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:15:00 / 01:02:39:00

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