• Short Summary

    A small amusement park at Alton Towers is set in the scenic gardens of the mansion.

  • Description

    Uttoxeter, Staffordshire.

    An item about Alton Towers. Various shots of the sedate mansion, gardens and river. M/S of the amusement park, there is a point of view shot going down the big spiral slide. Various shots of the merry-go-round and carousel, children play on a slide. Various shots of the overhead cable railway and of the ground from its point of view, we see a mini train running below. Various scenic shots of the Towers, gardens and fountains again.

    Note: the amusement park side of Alton Towers is quite small at this point in time.

    Cuts exist please see separate record

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    373.05
    Media URN:
    4079
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:23:00 / 01:34:43:00
    Canister:
    CP 605

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