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CONUS Archive
296201
ENGLAND HISTORICAL FILM (1951)
ENGLAND
1/1/1951
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11:16
DRIVING SHOT THROUGH FARM COUNTRY; PAN OF CATTLE GRAZING; COUNTRY COTTAGE; WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER; ANCIENT ROMAN LIGHTHOUSE; CASTLE; POLICEMAN DIRECTING TRAFFIC IN FRONT OF CASTLE; WIDE SHOT OF CANTEBURY CATHEDRAL; STRATFORD UPON AVON: DOWNTOWN SHOT OF WALKERS AND BIKERS; STATUE OF SHAKESPEARE; SHAKESPEARE BIRTHPLACE BUILDING HOUSING SHAKESPEARE MUSEUM AND LIBRARY; SPIRE AND BUILDING OF THE HOLY TRINITY CHURCH; SHAKESPEARE MEMORIAL THEATER. BIRMINGHAM: MEDIUM TIGHT OF TRAFFIC AND BUSSES IN BIRMINGHAM, STATUES AND BUILDINGS; VARIOUS SHOTS OF INTERIOR OF STEEL PLANT; TRAINS CARRYING FOUNDRY MATERIALS. NEWCASTLE: WIDE PAN OF PORT OF NEWCASTLE; WIDE AND TIGHT SHOTS OF SHIPBUILDING YARDS AND WORKERS. SOUTHAMPTON: OCEAN LINER “QUEEN MARY” PULLING INTO SOUTHAMPTON WITH TUGS GUIDING HER IN; DOCKS WITH BIG SHIPS LINED UP; LOADING AND UNLOADING FREIGHT. COVENTRY: INTERIORS OF AUTO ASSEMBLY LINE IN COVENTRY. SHEFFIELD: INTERIORS OF SILVERWARE MANUFACTURING IN SHEFFIELD INCLUDING WIDE SHOTS OF WORKERS AND TIGHT OF UTENSILS BEING POLISHED; MED WIDE SHOT OF SILVERSMITHS WORKING ON MUGS AND TEAPOTS; TIGHT OF SILVERWARE (CARVING FORKS AND SHARPENER) BRADFORD: WIDE OF BUS AND LITTLE CAR TRAFFIC IN BRADFORD; LINES OF MILL WORKERS HOMES; INSIDE WOOLEN GOODS FACTORY WITH LOOMS WORKING, OTHER MACHINERY AND PEOPLE MAKING TEXTILES. WYNDEMERE: TOUR BOAT IN LAKES REGION WIDE SHOT OF CATTLE AND SHEEP GRAZING; WIDE OF FARMERS ON TRACTORS WORKING IN THE FIELDS; WIDE SHOT OF STREET OF SMALL VILLAGE; SHOT OF THE ROMNEY HYTHE AND DYMCHURCH RAILROAD, CLAIMED TO BE THE WORL’S SMALLEST TRAIN RAILROAD LINE CARRYING PASSENGERS, WITH PEOPLE STANDING ALONG TRAIN BED AS IT PASSES; SEVERAL SHOTS OF FULL SIZED STEAM ENGINES; WIDE SHOT OF OXFORD UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND THE MAGDALENE COLLEGE TOWER; CRICKET PLAYERS; SHOTS OF EATON COLLEGE AND THE OLD SCHOOL HATS AND TIES; HIGH MED TIGHT SHOT OF COAL CARS; SHOTS OF FACTORY EXTERIOR AND COAL WORKERS WEARING HELMETS, COMING OUT OF BUILDING, COVERED WITH COAL DUST. LONDON: PAN OF THE THAMES RIVER IN LONDON; TOWER BRIDGE WITH BOATS SAILING UNDERNEATH; HIGH SHOT LOOKING DOWN ON TRAFFIC IN PICADILLY CIRCUS; LONDON BOBBY TALKING THROUGH PHONE BOX ON STREET; PAN DOWN FROM DOME OF ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL TO WIDE STREET LEVEL SHOT; HORSE GUARDS OF WHITEHALL; #10 DOWNING STREET; WIDE SHOT OF BUCKINGHAM PALACE AND THE CHANGING OF THE GUARD; SEVERAL SHOTS OF BIG BEN.
HISTORICAL TRAVEL LOG COLOR FILM TAKEN AROUND ENGLAND IN THE EARLY 1950’S.
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Keywords

HISTORIC; ENGLAND; UNITED KINGDOM; 1940’S; 1950’S; COUNTRY COTTAGE; WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER; ANCIENT ROMAN LIGHTHOUSE; CASTLES; CANTEBURY CATHEDRAL; STRATFORD UPON AVON; SHAKESPEARE MUSEUM; HOLY TRINITY CHURCH; BIRMINGHAM
ENGLAND; STEEL PLANT; STEEL MANUFACTURING; NEWCASTLE
ENGLAND; THE QUEEN MARY; SOUTHAMPTON; SHIP BUILDING; AUTO MANUFACTURING PLANT; COVENTRY
ENGLAND; SHEFFIELD
ENGLAND; SILVERSMITH; SILVERWARE; BRADFORD
ENGLAND; WOOLEN GOODS MANUFACTURING; TEXTILE MANUFACTURING; WORLD’S SMALLEST RAILROAD LINE; MAGDALENE COLLEGE TOWER; CRICKET MATCH; EATON COLLEGE; COAL PRODUCTION; COAL MINING; THAMES RIVER; LONDON
ENGLAND; TOWER BRIDGE; PICADILLY CIRCUS; BOBBIES; ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL; HORSE GUARDS; 10 DOWNING STREET; BUCKINGHAM PALACE; CHANGING OF THE GUARD; BIG BEN.
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