STK-ID 38874

MLSs of potter shaping pots to CSs of his hands working on pots. Several CSs of same potter fashioning pots out of clay, pile of pots on ground, beside him. MCS of potter and Indian woman making kind of clay pies. CS of his hands rolling it to form a ball. MCSs and CSs of Indian man working with wooden battledore, to form pots, Indian woman sitting on ground beside him, painting pots, kids on steps of porch watching, looking at camera. Several MCSs and CSs of Indian man carving vase made out of ivory. MCSs of iron metal workers, men and women using sledgehammer, smoking in kind of metal pipe.


Excerpt from
In Praise of Hands/Hommage aux mains
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio