• Short Summary

    Viscount St. David runs barge trips from London to Middlesex.

  • Description

    Canal cruise.

    London - Middlesex.

    M/S Viscount St. David driving tractor down towpath. M/S barge behind travelling past camera. C/U Viscount driving tractor. Various shots of barge passing under bridge. Man at tiller hauls towrope as it slackens. M/S man sitting fishing in derelict area. L/S barge travelling towards gasworks, C/U big gas container. L/S tractor and towrope, M/S as they travel towards power station. The barge travels towards and past youth fishing. Two workmen wave from a crane. L/S North-circular road - pan to barge passing over canal bridge. M/S as girl looks at scenery as barge passes into country, M/S other passengers looking at scenery. M/S man walking horse into picture, it stops by side of barge. Another man carries the special harness. C/U girl looking on. M/S horse, now harnessed, in front of barge, it is to be led by author Peter Husband Goodman. M/S as Viscount waves O.K. and gets into barge, he rings bell and operates tiller. L/S canal as barge starts off again. M/S as passengers are served with tea. A man buys a Light Ale and looks over the side at the view. M/S as golfer wheels his clubs along on a course by the canal. L/S canal, M/S of the Viscount at the helm. L/S canal.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:45:00 / 01:19:16:00
    NP 467

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