The vault of an Adelaide bank may house an art treasure....Mr.David Dridan, of the Adelaide?
Grille coming back to disclose people at door of vault
Men into vault, Dridan first
Dridan examining painting with microscope, discussing with Lightfoot
CU Lightfoot, owner of painting
CU Dridan talking
Tilt up painting
CU face of painting, magnifying glass in and all over
MS Dridan talking across painting
MS Lightfoot talking
MLS of both, walk out of picture, painting there
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Background: The vault of an Adelaide bank may house an art treasure....Mr.David Dridan, of the Adelaide National Gallery, leads the way to examine a painting of Mary Magdalene...
Mr.dridan told the owner, Mr.Lance Lightfoot, a retired businessman, that the painting was definitely of the RUBENS school, and probably by the Flemish master himself.The painting was sent from England in eighteen eighty-five Mr.Lightfoot paid one hundred and twenty-five pounds for it seven months ago....On the advice of experts, Mr.Lightfoot will take it to England for chemical analysis and X-rays...If it IS an old master he intends to sell it to the highest bidder...