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Turning the Clock Back


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
26 Sep 1966
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Design for Tomorrow
  2. 2Turning the Clock Back
  3. 3East Pakistan - Food Chaos
  4. 4Pussies Galore
  5. 5Canoe Marathon is Murder


Story No. within this Issue
2 / 5
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Turning the Clock Back. DESCRIPTION: The Antiques Fair at Chelsea recalls the craftsmanship of other centuries, when time was less demanding and quality the only criterion. SHOTLIST: Key scene CU French empire clock on show at antiques fair at Chelsea. CU head of statue on clock. CU fountain stopped on French empire clock. MS man removes pointer to re-start fountain. CU tea caddy made in 1790. CU alarm bell on clock. MCU glass candle holder. CU ditto. CU foot of Hogarth chair zoom out to chair. CU nameplate on chair. MCU musical sewing box in shape of a piano. CU rosewood box containing jigsaw atlas made in 1820. MCU clock on show. Zoom out The Venetin Sky made in Holland in 1600’s. CU bell of alarm clock made in early 1700’s. MCU face of alarm clock. CU hand sets alarm mechanism. CU cord moves up as alarm rings. CU bell of alarm clock.
History and archaeology; Exhibitions and shows
London; England
Card file number
Leslie Mitchell
Ronald E. Collins
Length of story (in feet)
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