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Henry Moore

UK, 1951 (MIFF 1954, Brush and Chisel)

An analysis of the work of Henry Moore and an interview with the sculptor himself. The camera follows in detail the work of Henry Moore in creating a piece of sculpture for the Festival of Britain.

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