Film: 7445

Places + Locations | 1940 | Sound | B/W

Synopsis:

A film showing the highlights of the county of Kent 1940's

Map showing valleys, hills, downs, Weald and Romney Marsh. Ships and boats on the river Thames. River pilots. Rochester and Chatham panorama. Rochester castle. Old buildings, a clock. Chatham docks, figurehead at the docks. Isle of Sheppey, Sherness docks, Whitstable. Slipways, oysters brought ashore in a basket. Margate, crowded beach, fairground rides, lighthouse at Northfallen, Broadstairs, the beach. Ramsgate harbour, Sandwich, pretty but empty streets. Walmer castle. White Cliffs of Dover, Dover castle, the streets of the town, cannon, Hythe, Kent. Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch railway. The church at Dymchurch. The old church at Romney more of the railway, trains, passengers disembark at the weald, oasthouses, rural views, barley fields. Sittingbourne, the papermill. Brickworks at Sevenoaks, Kent, bricks in a kiln, potter at work. Cricket bat factory, bats being turned on wood working machines. Canterbury, Kent, weavers house, looms making fabrics, girls work at looms. Canterbury Cathedral, various views.


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