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News in Colour: Millefiori - The Latest Idea in Floral Decoration ...


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
16 Dec 1968
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Christmas is for Children
  2. 2International Draw
  3. 3She’s the Top Teen
  4. 4News in Colour: Millefiori - The Latest Idea in Floral Decoration ...


Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
Section Title
News in Colour
FULL TITLE: Millefiori - The latest idea in floral decoration - flowers by the thousand that won’t wilt in the warmth of central heating. Dried flowers and leaves, creating a new dimension in decoration. Lights by the thousand shine forth the message of Christmas. The Three Kings and the Nativity scene over London’s Regent Street - Santa’s Sled illuminating Oxford Street’s most famous store - A Beat and Booted Christmas in Carnaby Street - A fantastic display in Glasgow that outshines all the other cities put together. MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: News in Colour. SHOTLIST: MS flower shot. MCU sign in window Millefiori. MS pan interior of shop. MS display of small designs. MS assistant assembling large tree-like design. 3 shots girl assistants creating spherical designs. MCU spherical design in pot. MS couple looking at designs hanging from ceiling. CU spherical shaped design. Zoom out ditto, ditto. MS couple looking at display of designs. MCU painting made of Millefiori. MS girl looking at fern like design. CU girl pan up to rotating sphere. LAS sphere. (Various colour changing effects on Millefiori flowers.) 9 shots Christmas lights in Regent Street. 4 shots ditto in Carnaby Street. 5 shots lights in Glasgow. MS merry-go-round in lights. MS boy on crutches watching. MS merry-go-round, pan to tableau of lights. Zoom out ditto. Colour End Title.
Buildings and structures; Entertainment and leisure; Shops and shopping; Horticulture; Celebrations and festivals
London; Glasgow; Scotland; England; United Kingdom
Footage sources
Templar Films
Card file number
John Mould
Leslie Mitchell
Maurice Ford
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