• Short Summary

    Tycoon Peter Cadbury shows us his gardens, including a tree museum.

  • Description

    Tittenhall Park, Nr. Ascot, Berkshire.

    L/S of a big white house surrounded by immaculate gardens - the home of a 300 year old 'tree museum' full of examples of rare plants and trees. L/S of Peter Cadbury, owner of the house and gardens, driving a tractor across a lawn, in the background is small wooden cottage. C/U of Peter driving the tractor. L/S of Peter driving the tractor. M/S of Peter taking off his jacket and walks over to a lawnmower. C/U of the mower being started. L/S of Peter mowing. C/U of the mower mowing. Panning shot follows Peter mowing. C/U of blossom, tilt down to show Peter clipping off a branch. C/U of Peter. Peter walks past the camera holding the blossom.

    L/S looking a topiary arch over the beautifully landscaped garden - Peter opens the gardens to the public to raise money for charities. M/S of a flower bed with a statue in the middle. M/S of another part of the garden. L/S of a swimming pool. Peter drags a vacuum cleaner pipe in the water. Various shots of Peter cleaning the pool. Peter takes off his robe and walks to one end of the pool. Underwater shot of the vacuum cleaner sucking up dead leaves. Peter dives into the pool. Various shots of Peter swimming. Peter Cadbury, "once a test pilot, now a business tycoon" spends all his free time in the gardens that are a mere stone's throw from Whitehall.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:20:00 / 01:02:34:00
    CP 448

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