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  • Short Summary

    Villagers refuse to move and let their village die.

  • Description

    Letcombe Basset & Reading, Berkshire.

    LS. A thatched cottage. LS. Large house with cemetery in foreground with woman attending to grave. LS. Elevated, general view of main street in Reading. LS. County Hall at Reading. CU. Notice 'Berkshire County Council Notices'.

    MS. Interior of taproom of pub, with two men chatting in Letcombe Basset. Horses visible outside window. LS. Towards, man with dog carrying rabbits on stick over shoulder. SCU. Two men. NCU. Man's face, listening. MS. Arabella's cottage. MS. Group of three thatched cottages LS. Group of people walking in direction of the downs on way to village meeting to discuss the situation. CU. Inn sign 'The Yew Tree'. MS. Interior of blacksmith's forge. LS. Countryside scene, cottages visible. MS. Church bell tolling. CU. Village blacksmith working. MS. Old gravestones. LS. The 'Yew Tree Inn'. LS. Thatched cottage.

    (Mute. Neg.)

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 48/95.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2234.23
    Media URN:
    64904
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:46:00 / 01:49:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 2030 B

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