• Short Summary

    An artist who creates sculptures and pictures out of plasticine.

  • Description

    Bathampton, Bath.

    L/S of 64 year old Albert Blanchard in a room full of ornaments and pictures, he is sat at an easel and is sticking something to it. M/S shows him sticking plasticine to the easel to make the shape of a Herald. C/U of Albert's face while he is working. C/U of his hand using a tool to smooth down the plasticine and adding another bit to the shoulder. M/S of a table full of bits of different coloured strips of plasticine and tools, he breaks a bit off a big lump of plasticine and rolls it between his fingers. C/U of his hand scraping the plasticine with a very fine tool to make it look like hair.

    M/S of the table, he puts down the tool he is using and picks up another one, C/U of him using the tool on the Herald. L/S of him working on his model, he then picks up another model of a judges head on a small board and starts working on it. C/U of him smoothing the judges face with another tool. C/U of his face while he works. C/U of quite a large model of a Beefeater's head with a ruff round its neck. M/S of small models of General MacArthur, Stalin, President Roosevelt, General Eisenhower and Chang Ki Chek. C/U of the Chang Ki Chek model, C/U of General MacArthur.

    M/S of a model of Little Red Riding Hood with her basket, and a wolf by her side. The camera moves across to show a model of Little Bo Peep holding a lamb. Opposite her is a model of Sam Weller. C/U of a model of a grinning fisherman, a model donkey is in the background. M/S of a Roman Chariot driven by a centurion and pulled by two large horses. C/U of the horses heads, C/U of the centurion holding the reins.

    L/S of a lady, Miss Susan Sullivan, brushing varnish on to a model of Lord Rowallen, Chief Scout, there are also other models on the table. M/S of her brushing the model. C/U of the brush on his face. M/S of some models of men with huge feet, little round bodies and big ears known as 'crazy creatures', there are also brushes and varnish pots on the table. C/U of a smiling alien with horns and an antenna on its head.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:51:00 / 01:59:02:00
    CP 197

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