• Short Summary

    Footage of the Bekonscot model village in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.

  • Description

    Bekonscot model village in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.

    M/S Sign post "Bekonscot Model Village". C/U and M/S Avenue car going past camera. C/U Sign over gateway "Bekonscot". C/U Notice of times of opening, etc. C/U sign post "The Old House, Luncheons, teas, etc., C/U "Puffins Tea Shop" C/U sign "No parking. C/U Model village, pan across to general view. C/U top of house, with television aerial.

    M/S Period house. C/U sign "Bekon Arms". M/S People walking, pan with them as they come to model house, they stoop down and inspect. C/U woman looking. C/U women looking. L/S house. pan to miniature railway, train approaches camera pans with it as it crosses. bridge. M/S Mr Roland Callingham looking at model bridge, he stoops down. C/U Roland looking at village. L/S village.

    Cataloguer's note: The commentator says that the council has ordered the building to be closed in the next ten years, despite the village having made £20,000 for charity.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1285.01
    Media URN:
    34557
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:01:54:00
    Canister:
    NP 299

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