Film: 5341

Transport General | 1960 | Sound | Colour

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Day trips in England, stately homes and gardens and other sites, including a car factory !
Coach driving though peaceful country land, stone bridge over river, Stonehenge, people in a castle ruin, a cathedral,
Titles. Southdown Tours by coach. Woman customer sits at a desk while a man hands her leaflets. Woman in black hat.
Woburn Abbey in Buckinghamshire The gardens. The grottos with the three graces. Grotto walls of shells. The Chinese room, painted walls and large Chinese vases. Five blue and white vases on a table. Three large Chinese vases. The state dining room. The chimney piece. The bedroom. Queen Victoria's dress. Plaster ceiling. The wildlife park, handling parrots. The stocks. Helter Skelter. Rifle Range. Roundabout gallopers. A few shots of people on the roundabout. Stage coach rides pulled by shire horses. The coach in the park. By coach to the stately home itself. Nice shots of the horses and wheels. Stretch Tractor ? Deer. Several shots of deer with antlers. Cranes.
Longleat House in Somerset. Exteriors with crowds of visitors. Exterior of orangery. Peacocks. Donkey rides. Boat trips on the lake in exotic boats. Safari park or zoo, lions, car drives though. Lions and cubs wrestle together. Cars drive though. Lions surround park jeep. Purple rhododendrons. Various gardens, flowers. Koi Carp. Formal flower beds. Fountains, lily ponds. Lots of people. Roses, various. Fuchsia, various.
New Forest Ponies. Beaulieu Abbey. Crowds outside and on the grass. People look at the ruins. Ducks. Exterior of museum with crowds. National Motor Museum. Cars. Motorcars various. Vintage cars. Racing cars. Silver arrow set record at 231 mph. Displays of motorcycles. Fire engine. Traction engine. Buckland the new inn, maritime museum exterior. The estuary. Pleasure boat trips.
Southampton. Trip boats on the Solent. Southampton Harbour from a boat, cranes, ships. People on a ferry. A red Buoy. Looking at liners. Isle of Wight ferry.
Goodwood racecourse. Horses line up. The racing boards of runners and riders. In the paddock. Mounting the racehorse. Betting at the booths. At the bookies stand, checking the odds. "They're off" the line goes up and they are away. Various shots of the races and past the winning post. Board of results. Collecting winnings.
Bodiam castle various exteriors and people looking at the ruins.
Bluebell railway. Stepney locomotive. Cleaning the engine. Pulling into a station, pov the driver. Tin advertisements. Phantom ride.
Ford Motor Works at Dagenham, Essex (now there's a jolly day out), heavy industry moulding pouring into mould for component parts. Breaking the moulds, removing the sand, production line. Machining the parts. The grinding machine. Finishing shop. Components put together. Testing shop. Car body, pouring metal lots of sparks. Rolling hot steel. The rolling mill. The pressing line. Car body takes shape. Flame welding. Paintshop. Final Assembly line, fitting windows, lights and engine. Might be a Cortina ?
Blackpool illuminations. Lots of shots. Hot Dog stand, man assembles the fast food to go. More light, all at night.
Football and the players come out of the tunnel. Lots of shots of football action.
Salters Boats and people board a Thames trip boat. The Thames at Henley and under the bridge. Thames scenes. Various shots of passing river craft including a narrow boat, grand houses, trees, private boats, camp sites, bathers, boats moving though locks, boat "Marlow".
Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire. Great Lake. Vanbrugh's bridge. Lots of exteriors. The great Hall. The Long Library. The saloon. Paintings, Joshua Reynolds. Churchill's birth room. Formal gardens.
Canterbury Cathedral, Kent. Lots of exteriors. Coventry cathedral, in detail. Chepstow castle one shots, Gwent, Wales. Tintern, a few shots. Wye valley, lanes, thatched cottages, sheep. Gower Peninsula near Swansea, South Wales, the beach. People on the beach.
Exterior of the Esplanade Hotel.
Cross channel ferry. Porcelain factory, painting porcelain groups, flowers, horses. More Stonehenge. London cinema lights for 'Camelot' which was released in 1967.
Eating in a restaurant. Big party having a jolly meal together at a long table.
Southdown coaches. Southdown office.


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