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  • Short Summary

    A look at the Worcester countryside and Edward Elgar conducting. No soundtrack.

  • Description

    Elgar's country.

    Worcestershire.

    Various shots across rolling fields. C/U Edward Elgar conducting. M/S of a wooded lane. Various exterior shots of the house where Elgar was born. M/S's of St. George's Church, Broadheath, where Elgar's father was organist. Various shots across the rolling Malvern Hills. M/S's Birchwood Lodge where Elgar lived.

    Good shots of London showing river Thames and Houses of Parliament, Lambeth Palace and street scenes. Various shots of orchestra rehearsing in the Albert Hall. M/S across the River Severn at Worcester. Various shots of Worcester Cathedral. L/S's of Elgar's house and gardens at Worcester with Cathedral visible in distance across the garden. M/S's of two stallions pulling a farm cart along country lane. Various shots of orchestra playing. Various shots of the exterior of "Marlbank", the house that Elgar bought and where he lived for the rest of his life. M/S Elgar conducting. Various shots of the interior of Elgar's house showing his personal collection of photographs and his desk. Good shots across the hills near Broadheath, Worcestershire.

    Cataloguer's note: the soundtrack to this item is missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1284.25
    Media URN:
    42823
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1940
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:34:00 / 01:46:50:00
    Canister:
    NSP 201

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