W. B. Yeats is honoured after he has won the Nobel Prize. Dublin, Ireland.
A look at the Lake District where William Wordsworth lived and worked.
Muscovites gather for unveiling of monument of Mayakovsky, Zepalova & Sustretov speaking.
A memorial to the poet Adam Mickiewicz is unveiled in Warsaw, Poland.
Procession of druids at Carnarvon Castle, poet Tom Huws is crowned Bard.
Construction of Olympic Stadium and unveiling of statue of Lord Byron in Rome.
A Wreath is placed by the statue of Robert Burns in London.
Celebrations in Alloway for the bicentenary of Robert Burns, plus haggis being made.
Flags of all nations are flown in Stratford-upon-Avon to mark Shakespeare's birthday.
Soviet political and artistic leaders celebrate the 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare.
John Masefield sees veterans and attends service for seamen in Liverpool, Merseyside.
A poetic signpost to Byrons Avenue, Milton Avenue and Poets corner, and another to far reaching places such as Moscow are on show in this item.
British poet Stephen Spender at Dobris castle in Czechoslovakia.
Funeral of Dylan Thomas in Wales. Exterior cemetery scenes.
Opening of the tomb of Sir Thomas Walsingham in a search for Shakespearean manuscripts.
A murderous attack on the poet Dryden is reconstructed outside the pub where it actually happened.
American President Kennedy honours poet Robert Frost in White House.
A look at the house of Souter Johnnie, who was immortalised in the famous poem by Robert Burns.
A look at the areas of Germany where Johann Wolfgang Goethe lived and worked.
Poets gather to celebrate the birthday of Russian poet Pushkin.
Rumanians celebrating the centenary of George Cosbuc's birth.
Death of French playwright and poet Paul Claudel - montage of shots showing his successes.
French Poet Saint John Perse is shown to mark his winning of the Nobel Literature Prize.
Shots of French poet and playwright Henry Bataille.