• Short Summary

    Model Shirley Pearce paints backcloths which are used by her photographers. London.

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    Mural artist - model Shirley Pearce paints the backcloths which are used for her fashion shoots.


    C/U of Shirley's feet as she takes her shoes off. M/S as she walks across a large sheet of paper on the ground and kneels down. Various shots as she begins to sketch a balcony scene on it. She lies down and marks out where her eye line will be then continues to draw. M/S as she walks over to the desk and selects some paint pots. Various shots as she starts to fill in the sketches. C/U as she rolls it up. C/U as it is unrolled at photographer Walter Bird's studio. Various shots as it is hoisted into place. M/S of Shirley in the dressing room, she is dressed in an evening gown and tiara. She walks out and onto the set. M/S as the photographer adjusts Shirley's dress. M/S as they adjust the lighting and camera. C/U of Shirley, she licks her lips and smiles.

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    Film ID:
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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:21:00 / 01:31:51:00
    NP 505

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