• Short Summary

    The Ridge family live in a strange looking house converted from a water tower.

  • Description

    Thorpe Ness, Bentwaters, Suffolk

    L/S of a strange shaped top heavy house, a converted water tower, pan up. The Ridge family from Texas, USA, live on five floors of the building with the water supply for the village on the sixth.

    M/S Evelyn Ridge and her little daughter Charla sitting on a divan. C/U of Evelyn putting stamps into a stamp album. Charla, aged 4, goes to get a book from the book shelves and uses a magnifying glass to look at something. She has a lovely red dress on and red shoes. M/S teenager, Donna Ridge in her bedroom arranging her doll collection. She is wearing a dark full skirted dress with a white fluffy collar. She arranges some souvenirs on the wall from the USA, including a picture of 100 dollar bill, and a pennant flag from Edinburgh.

    Captain Harold Ridge comes through the loft trap door and goes to the water tank and adjusts a large ball cock and a small pump. L/S of the house and a white painted windmill nearby, which used to pump water to the tower.

    Note: Combined Print is missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    85.13
    Media URN:
    1371
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:31:00 / 01:15:50:00
    Canister:
    CP 212

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