Title ID 7244Collection ID876
Title[Amberley: Tools; Pottery]
CollectionB. C. Suter
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeRural Life Working Life
KeywordsExhibitions Handicrafts Trades Transport Industry
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionB. C. Suter
CameraB. C. Suter
EditorB. C. Suter
FormatColour Sound
Duration3 min. 49 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


Various out-takes and rushes compiled for a documentary on the workings of Amberley Museum by B. C. Suter. Shots are either mute or with sync sound.


Scenes include: A display of plumbers' wooden hand tools and work station in 'The Tools and Trades History Society' workshop; a carving of a wooden rabbit from a single piece of wood; a static shot of a railway wagon on display in a yard, used to carry food and supplies during the Second World War; a wide shot of the "H.D Steele & Son ltd [Bicycle] Motor Engineers workshop" zooming in to view the Shell petrol pump and petrol arm; an exterior view of the "Southdown Waiting Room" with views of the signage advertising historical excursions; close up shot of a flywheel in motion on an engine; a collection of concrete items on display in the Concrete Museum exhibition; fenced off railway line up to the De Whit Kiln; a woman (Kitty) paints designs on to a vase at the pottery kiln site; a pottery demonstration showing the process of throwing a clay pot on a potters wheel with a compilation of shots showing the potter's progress. The shots end mid action.