• Short Summary

    The Pullman train "Devon Belle" provides good views of the countryside as it passes through.

  • Description

    Devon Belle.

    Paddington railway station, London.

    M/S as the camera pans across the Pullman observation car of the "Devon Belle" standing in station, people walk past. Various shots of the porter cleaning the windows. Good shots of rails as train speeds along, shot from rear of train. Interior observation coach showing people seated watching scenery passing. M/S as the barman pours out a drink. M/S of "Devon Belle" passing camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1241.16
    Media URN:
    34010
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:28:00 / 01:29:53:00
    Canister:
    NP 168

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    I agree with the previous contributor that the station in this clip is more likely to be Waterloo than Paddington. The Devon Belle did, after all, run between Waterloo and Ilfracombe, and, at the time of filming, Plymouth.

  2. platform10 says

    Looks more like Waterloo than Paddington.

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