• Short Summary

    A look at some of the bouquets on display at the annual conference of British florists.

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    Scarborough, Yorkshire.

    Exterior. L/S of Scarborough bay taken from the cliff tops. Panning shot from the sea to the town. M/S of a barrow filled with flowers being tended to by two pretty young florists - Mary Andrews (left) and Veronica Strong (right). Behind them the sea and the town are visible. M/S of Mary with a red flower tucked behind her ear tending to some mauve flowers on the barrow. C/U of the flowers on the barrow. M/S of the girls and the barrow. Scarborough is the setting for the annual conference of British florists which includes visits from delegates from abroad.

    Interior. Dressed in her national costume, Greta Deichman from Copenhagen tends her display. Veronica chats to Greta while Madame Debrie from Paris takes notes. M/S of Greta talking as she tends to her flowers. C/U of Greta, tilt down slowly to show her costume. M/S of Veronica and Madame D. C/U of a floral display incorporating a fishing net entitled 'ship'. Various C/Us of a candlestick and flower arrangement from Belgium. C/U of a display of pink roses, panning shot to a display made from roses and delphiniums "representing Switzerland".

    M/S of a Mr. Fraser from South Africa and Mary sitting at a table. Elro Braak enters and places a bouquet on the table in front of them under a sign saying 'South Africa'. C/U of Elro's bouquet of wild Protea's, the national flower of South Africa. C/U of Elro talking. M/S of Mary and Mr. Fraser examining the bouquet. Various shots of other bouquets from the South African stand. Various shots of bouquets.

    Exterior. M/S of an elaborate model of a mermaid created from flowers with a mannequin's head posing in a reclining position on the beach with the lighthouse in the background.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:47:00 / 01:04:05:00
    CP 152

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