• Short Summary

    Blind, deaf ex-serviceman Norman Wilkinson has his own pottery business. Australia.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title reads - 'Repatriation training: Digger defies war injuries.'

    War veteran Norman Wilkinson starts a pottery business. Australia.

    Various shots of Norman Wilkinson, a blind, deaf ex-serviceman, at work, weighing out powdered clay, rolling into slabs, fashioning vessels on a potter's wheel and putting the vessels in the oven for baking. He reads instructions from a Braille book.

    M/S as he opens the oven and taken out finished pots. His assistant, another blind ex-serviceman Alan Williams takes them from him. C/U's the vases they have made. C/U Norman's little son hugging him.

    Cataloguer's note: good story, but scratch down left hand side of film.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2202.25
    Media URN:
    74377
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:34:00 / 01:54:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 1872 C

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