Film: 8468

Road Transport | 1950 | Sound | Colour


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Journeys around Britain by coach 1950's

A woman writing a letter, she sits at a small desk or table which has a telephone on it. Close up and zoom into the letter itself. Her mother books a coach ticket. The coach picks her up and drives through the country. Idyllic views of the English countryside, the Cotswolds, Glastonbury, Corfe Castle in Dorset. Contrasted with post war development, new buildings going up. Office and tower blocks and housing estates. A bomb site next to a new building. The bus stops at a swish new coach station. The café. Coach services running at night and through snow. The coach on a new motorway. Good driver's point of view of the motorway. Finally daughter meets mum off the bus in a village.

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