• Short Summary

    Tourist destinations of historic interest near Stratford-Upon-Avon

  • Description

    WS map of southern England, zoom into Shakespeare country, super title and Commentary by Edward Ward.
    WS Oxford and river, General shots of Oxford High St. with traffic, pan over details of University sculpture. A Don walks through a University courtyard. The main High Street and the Mitre Hotel. Magdalene College with tourists taking photographs. General shot of Magdalen and street. Two tourist looking at postcards, CU of Shakespeare Memorial Theatre cut to the real theatre, Statue of Shakespeare. WS Trinity Church and scenic view. Stratford High Street and Elizabethan Houses. House where Shakespeare was born, tourists enter. Old wine shop and sign for The Falcon Hotel. WS of the Falcon. CU sign and WS Swan Hotel. American flag on Harvard House. Two tourists in front of The Garrick Inn. Coats of arms on Harvard House. Mary Arden's house where Shakespeare's mother lived. A punt goes under an old stone bridge on the Avon. Sign for Ann Hathaway's cottage, shots of the approach and cottage. Tourists take photo's. WS and street by the cottage. Row of white cottages. Two boys fish in the river. WS village of Wellesbourne, a man waters his cute garden. WS of Stratford countryside. Georgian Terrace in Cheltenham. Shots of gardens and the College. Cotswold scenics. Burford cottages and gardens, lady cuts roses and dad mows the lawn. A lady weaves outside her cottage. Burford main street. Leamington Spa main road. The Royal Baths, gardens and lake. Old windmill en route to Warwick. Warwick high street and Castle over the Avon. Kenilworth castle. White cottage and Chipping Campden with Cotswold stone houses and the old wool market, Stow-on-the-Wold main square and the market place with the old stocks, two old men sit and look at them. Morton-in-the-Marsh and Bourton-on-the-Water, village scenes and Model Village. Children walk through the model village. High Street at Broadway, the Lygon Arms Hotel sign and row of stone cottages, Dissolve to picture post card of same scene. Two tourists post the card in a letterbox and walk to their Morris Minor car and drive away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2711.04
    Media URN:
    80142
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:13:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:36:00 / 01:59:51:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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