• Short Summary

    Good story about lace making in the city of Burano near Venice.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "THE LACE MAKER OF BURANO"

    L/S's of a picturesque island in the lagoons not far from Venice, and the city of Burano, Italy. L/S's of the pretty town including a canal lined with boats that runs through the city.

    M/S's of two women sitting at chairs making lace. The commentator explains how the ancient art has been passed down through the generations Several more shots of young and old women at work.

    M/S and C/U of a young woman having a lace veil draped over her head. C/U's of the material which which we are told is the result of four months work. Various shots of a lace maker hard at work whilst rocking a crib with a baby inside with her foot at the same time. Good C/U of the baby sleeping. Nice L/S's of a small fishing boat at dusk.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1112.15
    Media URN:
    38732
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:01:00 / 01:28:43:00
    Canister:
    PT 257

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