• Short Summary

    Centuries of beauty and tranquillity preserved - Cambridge travelogue.

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    Cambridge

    L/S of an entrance to Kings College, Cambridge, an example of great architecture. L/S of Trinity Court, Cambridge. Camera pans to show the beauty of the court and its grounds. M/S of Ivy covered roof top with an eagle on the top. Voiceover talks about historical significance of Cambridge "as a world wide famous seat of learning".

    L/S of the back of St. Johns College with great old trees and neat square pond. Several panning shots of the great buildings from the river. People are resting on the river bank. M/S of a girl on a little boat, punting. Great shot of Bridge of Sighs St. John. Tilting shot from the top of the bridge down to the middle (people can be seen crossing the bridge) until the camera passes under the bridge. Nice tranquil panning shot down the river Cam with college buildings in the background. C/U shot of a swan in the river.

    Succession of panning shots down the river. There are people on the boats and on the river banks enjoying great weather.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    63.24
    Media URN:
    1295
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:50:00 / 01:55:09:00
    Canister:
    CP 136

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