• Short Summary

    The village of Minster Lovell and its ruined castle is the setting for ballad 'Mistletoe Bough'. Oxfordshire.

  • Description

    No title - Minster Lovell and Mistletoe Bough.

    Oxfordshire.

    L/S of countryside and farm a few miles from Witney. Various shots of the village of Minster Lovell with its picturesque cottages and houses. M/S's of the thatched cottages down one street. Various shots of the stream and church. Various shots of the ruined abbey, and the castle which was the Lovell family seat. M/S of book showing 'Mistletoe Bough' a ballad of how the bride of Lord Lovell hid in an oak chest which closed on her, she couldn't get out and died in there. M/S of a girl acting out getting into the chest. Various shots of the ruined castle and river Windrush.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1306.25
    Media URN:
    43306
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:38:00 / 01:53:06:00
    Canister:
    NSP 274

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