• Short Summary

    Travelogue item about history of St Ives, Cambridgeshire.

  • Description

    Part of SEEING'S BELIEVING issue.

    St Ives, Cambridgeshire.

    Various scenic shots of River Ouse. Various shots of old bridge across river with chapel in middle of it. Various shots of town of St Ives, lots of picturesque old houses. The is a statue of Oliver Cromwell in the middle of the square. Various shots of old barn in countryside, according to narrator it was one of Cromwell's hideaways. Various shots of woman holding document from local archives, it is signed by King George III. Various shots of antique bicycle (a velocipede). Various shots of a swan walking along a pavement - a local character, nicknamed "Dill".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1310.23
    Media URN:
    43417
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:53:00 / 01:43:06:00
    Canister:
    NSP 285

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