• Short Summary

    Footage of the Bleak House used by Charles Dickens in his novel.

  • Description

    C/U of inscription on wall Charles Dickens, pan up to bust of Dickens let into wall. Various shots of exterior shot of Bleak House, in Broadstairs, Kent. The large house was used by Dickens in his novel, formerly called Fort Lodge, with several good shots of the very large gardens to the house.

    L/S panning shots across the bay, harbour and houses of the small village of Broadstairs. L/S of houses on the waterfront with Bleak House in background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1282.29
    Media URN:
    42793
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:30:00 / 01:52:44:00
    Canister:
    NSP 196

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The house was auctioned off in 1949, an event which can be seen in clip 2274.20.

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