POTTERY

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Women film makers

People/organisations:

  • Glasgow School of Art Kinecraft Society (GSAKS)
  • Scottish Amateur Film Festival (SAFF)

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: POTTERY

Reference number: 2107

Date: 1936

Director: filmed by Violet Anderson

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.52 mins

Description: Apotter at work in a small house and yard in Somerset. Film similar to AN ANCIENT CRAFT ref. 2109

An entry for the 1937 Scottish Amateur Film Festival
Part of film collection deposited by Violet Neish (nee Anderson), contemporary of Norman McLaren at Glasgow School of Art, and one of the group of students who made SEVEN TILL FIVE and CAMERA MAKES WHOOPEE. See notes taken from the conversation with Mrs. Neish about her film-making.

Shotlist: Opening credits (0.03) Pottery as a rural craft in a small house and yard in Somerset. gvs of the potter's craft, interspersed with intertitles describing the potters' work and methods (8.52)