• Short Summary

    Pathe takes a look at the fate of Britain's stately homes.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Their Homes - Our Heritage".

    Didlington Hall, Norfolk. Pathe takes a look at the fate of Britain's stately homes.

    GV Exterior Didlington Hall. SV Auction notice board outside Hall. CU Coat of Arms. GV Stairway showing chandelier. SV Stairway. MV Lot R 229 - marble fireplace from the Vatican. SV people carrying out bath. GV Pan dilapidated rose garden. GV Lake. MV Timber stacked against wall pan to LV crowd round auctioneer. SV Auctioneer talking to crowd. CU Auctioneer. CU man.

    GV Stables. South Lychett, Manor. GV South Lychett Manor. GV Manor House. Steps and gable in foreground. CU Family crest over door. SV Lady Lees daughter (Mrs Katherine Rawlinson) with daughter leaving cottage. LV Lady Lees daughter with daughter leaving cottage, walking away from cottage. GV South Lychett snack bar outside Manor House. SV Lady Lees daughter serving two soldiers with tea. CU Lady Lees daughter pan down as she puts tea on tray. CU Silver jug pouring lemonade.

    Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire.

    GV Garden and lake pan to exterior Blenheim Palace. CU Notice - 'Pay Here 2/6d. GV Large room with Duke of Marlborough showing people around. SV Duchess showing people a bust. CU Duchess. GV The long library Organ in background. SV Duke's son, Lord Charles, selling souvenirs. CU Lord Charles. LV People looking tapestries of Battle of Blenheim. SV Part of tapestries. MV People, accompanied by Duchess, looking at bed in which Winston Churchill was born. CU Picture of Blenheim lake by Churchill. SV Duchess showing Churchill's baby vest. GV Exterior Palace. GV Palace with gardens in foreground.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:23:00 / 01:35:31:00

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