Film: 8889

Places + Locations | 1950 | Sound | Colour

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Travelogue of Britain 1950's

London and the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. Whitehall and the Cenotaph. St. Pauls Cathedral. Band plays to entertain lunching workers. Tower Bridge and The Pool of London. Wharves and ship being loaded with a crated standard car. Tower of London and the Yeomen. The Guards Band marching down the Pall Mall in full array for the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square. Piccadilly Circus at night with "the lights and Neon signs". Interesting shot of a News Theatre. Film now switches to Salisbury Plain and Stonehenge at down. Salisbury Cathedral. Ely Cathedral. Cambridge and the colleges, 'The Backs' and River Cam with the punts. "Oh to be in England" Springtime orchard blossoms and flowers at Spalding with the glorious tulip fields as far as the eye can see. The rocky coastline of North Devon and a visit to Clovelly and its steep cobbled streets, artist at work, donkey provide transport for weary. Polperro the gem of Cornwall, the harbour, the towering cliffs. St. Ives and its lovely beaches and coves. Spectacular ocean breakers. Lands End and the Atlantic Ocean. Beautiful film. See Britain in your new Standard or Triumph car. Scenes of a 1949-51 model Standard Vanguard saloon throughout the film.


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