Story of Peter and the Potter

Canada, 1953

Film
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When Peter accidentally breaks a glass bowl intended as a birthday gift for his mother, Mr. and Mrs. Deichmann and their daughter Anneke, all artisans in clay, come to the rescue and make him one of their designs while Peter watches. Every stage, from the first turn of the potter’s wheel to the final glazing and baking, is shown.

Credits

producer/director

Donald Peters

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:19:52:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28965

Subject categories

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts and crafts movement

Crafts & Visual Arts → Potters - Canada

Crafts & Visual Arts → Pottery

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Handicraft - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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