Compton Wynyates, Warwickshire.
L/S of a castle in picturesque grounds; many topiary bushes are seen in the gardens. Various shots of architectural features of the castle as commentator tells us this is the home of the Marquess of Northampton's sixteenth century mansion.
M/S and C/Us...
Landscape scenics showing various countryside scenes - stencil colour.
Novelty item showing famous people and places.
Lawn sprinklers are demonstrated - contrasted with an ordinary hose pipe.
Remarkable film showing occupational therapy techniques for men recovering from Tuberculosis.
A rare professional woman gardener is seen at work in the grounds of Westminster Abbey.
Gardening lessons are given to young children at a school in North Kensington.
The head gardener of a park in Swindon has created a flower display in the shape of a crocodile.
Great display of flowers from different locations - watch for the one being watered!
Holidaymakers in Lyme Regis - nice footage of guest house, children playing on the beach, sailing etc.
Lovely film showing the wonders of Ireland - great scenic shots and local characters.
Lovely film showing the wonders of Ireland - great scenic shots and local characters. c. 1962
Welsh travelogue - scenery, traditions, costumes etc. c 1956
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for story featured in CP 429.
To tend to a garden situated on the edge of a chalk pit, gardeners have to wear safety belts and ropes.
Tourist destinations of historic interest near Stratford-Upon-Avon
Lovely film showing Chelsea Pensioners working in the Hospital gardens.
Exotic flowers and plants seen in tropical gardens in Wigtownshire in Scotland.
An item about tulip growing in Lincolnshire and a London store that has created an indoor garden.
Australian women help war effort by joining the Garden Army.
New York Governor Thomas Dewey pays a visit to Stratford on Avon and Warwick Castle.
UFA documentary from 1930s showing rural idyll and picturesque Medieval towns in Germany.
Various footage of the author Somerset Maugham - he speaks of his writing and is seen at home.
The hairdresser Riche uses elements of nature to inspire him when creating new hairstyles.
A tour of the Museum of Costume in Kent - real people model historical costumes.