• Short Summary

    Sculptor Mr Denton is making a statue of 'John Peel' in the village where the song was written. Caldbeck, Cumberland.

  • Description

    JOHN PEEL STATUE. At Peel's birthplace.

    Caldbeck, Cumberland.

    L/S of countryside and village of Caldbeck. M/S of the inn where the song 'John Peel' was first sung. M/S of men breaking stone at an old Roman quarry, the stone from which was used to build Hadrian's Wall. M/S of sculptor Mr Denton walking along to his workshop. M/S interior of him working on the statue of John Peel, various shots as he chips away. M/S of the song's composer John Woodcock Graves whose face is sculpted in the base. The camera pans up the statue. C/U of Denton's tools made from old gardening implements. M/S of his first work, a cherub. M/S of the small statue of a schoolboy. M/S of a spaniel. C/U of Mr Denton lighting a cigarette.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1246.37
    Media URN:
    42153
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:39:00 / 01:55:47:00
    Canister:
    NSP 88

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