• Short Summary

    Students in Oxford do some action painting on the walls of an old vicarage.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A Leonardo? Not Likely!

    Students do some action painting in old vicarage in aid of World Refugee Year. Oxford, Oxfordshire.

    L/S vicarage in Oxford at night. C/U as students walk into vicarage to begin their painting. M/S students playing bongo drums. Various shots of students dancing. They start to paint on the wall. David Dimbleby paints with his hands on wall, he wipes his brow with cuff of his coat. Student wearing helmet runs at wall and throws a tin of paint all over and a bottle which bounces back. C/U student wearing top hat throwing paint over wall. Group of students paint over wall, another student out of picture throws a tin of paint and students start smearing it about. C/U wall being daubed. Various shots of students painting and generally playing around, pan with one of the students as he turns round and flicks paint off roller onto a wall.

    C/U leaf that has been smothered in paint held in student's hand, he sticks leaf on wall and turns round to look proudly at camera. C/U of another student wringing his hands and making expressions of delight with his face. Another student wearing pyjamas attacks wall with pickaxe. Two girls and boy shower paint from tins and brushes over wall. C/U student's bare feet walking across the floor which is about half an inch deep in paint. Various shots as they throw paint around. C/U student's foot smothered in paint moving across wall. C/U girl with paint splashed all over her face making a grimace. M/S photographer taking picture. M/S of his car covered in paint. M/S as they break the vicarage window. M/S of people throwing paint around. M/S of a man dancing then falling over.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:10:00 / 01:55:57:00

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