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  • Short Summary

    Craft demonstration - boxes and trays are made from papier-mâché.

  • Description

    Suggestions for Christmas presents: intertitle asks: "Begun to think of Christmas presents? Then don't throw away your scraps of brown paper. They will make delightful little boxes and trays for another Eve's dressing table".

    A woman pours water into a bowl from a large jug. She then tears brown paper and places it into the bowl which contains a mixture of flour and water. C/U of woman making the paste. The paper is placed on the inside of a mould and glue is applied with the fingers. The woman cuts off the excess paper around the top of the mould. The papier-mâché bowl is placed on top of the stove to dry off in the heat from the cooker. C/U of woman taking the bowl out of the mould. Sandpaper is used to smooth the bowl's edges. A knob is applied to the bowl as it is to form a lid. The woman decorates the bowl by painting it. The finished item is presented to the camera. "Now you can all go home and make them!" states an intertitle. A variety of papier-mâché (papier-mache, papier mache) items are displayed on a table.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:16:00 / 01:27:37:00
    EP 042

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