Large clear blocks of Perspex carved with Royal Coat of Arms. This work of art was commissioned by the Central Office of Information of the British Government for the British Pavilion at the 1958 Brussels World Expo.
It was later erected at the British Pavilion at the Seattle World Fair, 1962.
One of a series of 10 films made by British Pathe about Arthur Fleischmann.
St. Johns Wood, London.
Dr. Arthur Fleischmann is a medical man and a famous sculpture who has perfected sculpting with perspex.
C/Us of parts Fleischmann's sculptures. M/S of a royal crest made from perspex in the foyer of the Government information offices.
Fleischmann picks up a chisel and works on a sculpture. Various shots of Fleischmann in goggles chipping away at a sculpture.
Inside Fleischmann's home - he takes a seat behind a large perspex screen. Fleischmann's wife serves him tea on a perspex coffee table. M/S of Fleischmann drinking, pan to two perspex sculptures next to him. M/S of a toddler, Fleischmann junior, in a play pen. The pen is decorated with perspex and the baby 's toys are all made from off cuts from his Dad's sculptures. Various shots of Mrs. F dusting a perspex screen with a religious theme.
Exterior. M/S of a Romanesque perspex sculpture in the garden. Interior. Mrs. F. laying a perspex table illustrated with the Northern sky constellation. Various C/Us of perspex sculptures and statuettes.