• Short Summary

    A look at Burgh Island off the Devonshire coasts which attracts smugglers as well as tourists.

  • Description

    Burgh Island, Devon.

    Starts with a sailor drinking a pint of beer and a sign saying 'Pilchard Inn'. We see people going in to the pub and others looking at the 'Jolly Roger' ship. Various shots of the island in L/S. The narrator explains this used to be a smugglers paradise.

    Various shots of a waterbus which has caterpillar tracks and long poles which raise the seating area off the ground. Various shots as people climb on and it heads towards the island. People look at various wooden figures taken from ships, scenic shots of flowers, cliffs, sea and seagulls.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    287.11
    Media URN:
    3564
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:32:00 / 01:59:43:00
    Canister:
    CP 505

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