• Short Summary

    Tryweryn valley in North Wales is to become a reservoir.

  • Description

    Tryweryn, North Wales.

    GV. Village of Capel Celyn in the Tryweryn valley. GV. Water running down in between rocks on its way to the river, camera pans down showing the water running down between rocks. CU. Water splashing over rocks. GV. The river. LV. Van driving up road through the village. LV. The village Post Office. CU. Board on wall reading "Capel Celyn Post Office". SV. Interior shot, Mrs Parry and daughter serving in the post office. SCU. Pan shot, Mrs Parry hands stamps to customer and he thanks her. LV. Interior shot of the village chapel. LV. The chapel surrounded by grave yard. CU. Sign on wall telling of drinking water in Lake Vyrnwy which supplies Liverpool at the moment. GV. Couple on the bank of reservoir - the girl points across the water. LV. The dam on Lake Vyrnwy. GV. Farm house set in the hillside Farmer R. E. Jones' thirteen children walking up hill to greet baker. SV. Pan shot: the children walk up to the baker's van, he hands the first of 14 loaves to one of the boys. CU. Pan shot, one of the smaller boys is given loaf and he runs down hillside back to farmhouse. GV. The village of Capel Celyn as seen from the river which is flowing by in foreground.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene B.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:18:00 / 01:30:21:00

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