• Short Summary

    Travelogue item showing people of St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall, going about their business.

  • Description

    St. Michael's Mount, Land's End, Penzance, Cornwall.

    Various shots St. Michael's Mount. Various shots postman rowing out to the Mount to delivering his mail. M/S schoolchildren going aboard rowing boat to go to school on mainland. M/S postman delivering letters. Various shots transportation of food to the Mount by pulley-car.

    Various shots flower-pickers at work underneath the Castle, crop looks like daffodils. Various shots man collecting seaweed in basket, he then uses it as a fertiliser, spreading it over flower beds. L/S sea breaking gently onto the shore.

    Various shots of fisherman making lobster baskets. Various shots boat-builder at work. Various shots elderly man making model ship, children look on and help. L/S of causeway between the Mount and the mainland at low tide. The flower-pickers carry baskets of flowers along the causeway.

    Various shots Lord St. Levan, owner of St. Michael's Mount, showing guests through the Castle. L/S St. Michael's Mount

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1369.15
    Media URN:
    44839
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:04:00 / 01:23:10:00
    Canister:
    NP 240

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