• Short Summary

    Travelogue item about towns with Royal connection - Windsor and Runnymede.

  • Description

    Part of ON THE SPOT issue.

    Windsor and Runnymede - towns with a royal connection.

    Windsor, Berkshire.

    Various shots of River Thames with Windsor Castle overlooking it. Various shots of castle, including statue of Queen Victoria. Various shots of streets full of very old houses. C/U of sign for a weavers' shop. Various shots of canal lock and scenic views of river.

    Runnymede, Kent

    Various shots of meadow - according to narrator this is where the Magna Carta was signed. Various shots of Magna Carta Island, an old house stands on it. More shots of meadow and a monument commemorating signing.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1288.12
    Media URN:
    42875
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:16:00 / 01:21:57:00
    Canister:
    NSP 211

Comments (1)

  1. David Strittmatter says

    Caption should be corrected. Runnymede is in Surrey, not Kent.

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment