Film: 6628

Places + Locations | 1940 | Silent | B/W

Synopsis:

The English Lake District, Cumbria.
Man rows across the picture.
Text: Grasmere Lake is one of the most picturesque in the Lake District.
Views of mountains, pans down to lake. Reflections of trees in the water. Fast flowing river. Road sign to Grasmere village, B5287. Street scenes, car drives along street, mountains in the background. Street, stone buildings, 2 with awnings over the windows. A man walks towards the camera, another with a walking stick walks briskly away. People stand chatting outside the church.
Text: Wordsworth lived at Dove cottage
William Wordsworth's House.
Text: A trip over the Kirkstone Pass to Ullswater. View of village. Sign to Kirkstone. Cars amongst the sheep on the road with shepherd. Kirkstone Pass Inn, pub. Sign above door says 1550 feet above sea level. The moor from a car window. View out of the windscreen as the car drives down the pass. View of lake with a row boat. Mountains with scattered patches of snow.
Text: Walking near Helvellyn. Young man walking beside a dry stone wall down a hillside. Snow patches. Bleak hillside. A waterfall cascades down a rocky mountainside. Man stands at the top of the waterfall. Close up of waterfall. Stream running through a glade of trees.
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