• Short Summary

    Doctor Barbara Moore concludes her walk from John O'Groats to Land's End. Cornwall.

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    Item title reads - Dr. Barbara takes a walk.

    Doctor Barbara Moore finishes her walk from John O'Groats to Land's End. Cornwall.

    M/S Dr. Barbara en route to Land's End, she waves. M/S pan down to her feet as she walks. C/U of her face as she walks determinedly on. People at the roadside cheer and pat her as she continues. M/S as she passes signpost which reads 'Penzance 21 miles'. C/U crowd cheering. C/U of Dr. Barbara seated in a van resting and eating a peach. M/S overlooking cliffs and sea at Land's End.

    C/U 'Welcome to Penzance' sign at night time. M/S large crowd cheering outside Penzance Town Hall. Travel shot past cheering crowd. M/S as Dr. Barbara is escorted by policemen through the crowd to the Town Hall steps where she is met by the Mayor of Penzance. M/S press photographers. M/S interior as she eats a lettuce sandwich and drinks orange juice. M/S as she signs the distinguished visitors book, C/U of her signature. She leaves the Town Hall through the crowd on the last lap to Land's End. She passes signpost announcing it is 4 1/2 miles away. Various shots as she walks on. C/U sign 'Welcome Land's End'. M/S crowds of people outside hotel. M/S signpost to John O'Groats, she stands beneath it and shakes hand with West Penwith Council chairman.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:08:00 / 01:46:43:00

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