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  • Short Summary

    Travelogue showing the tourist attractions of Stratford-upon-Avon.

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    Title reads: "Associated British Pathe presents Stratford-on-Avon".

    Stratford-on-Avon (or Stratford-upon-Avon), Warwickshire. Travelogue showing attractions of the Shakespeare's birthplace.

    C/U of roof of a picturesque house, pan down to show front of house with creeping plant on the outside, flowers growing in window boxes and in front of the house. A group of teenage girls in school uniform walk past admiring the house. C/U of sign for "The Shakespeare Hotel." L/S of the exterior of the hotel - Tudor building. C/U of "The Old Tudor House" on the corner of Ely Street, cars and pedestrians pass in front. C/U of a sign which reads: "Shakespeare's Birthplace Trust - The Birthplace of William Shakespeare..." L/S of the exterior of the house. C/U of sign outside Anne Hathaway's Cottage. L/S of the thatched cottage and gardens. Tilt up to the eaves of a Tudor building with the American stars and stripes flag flying from the roof. C/U of sign for building - Harvard House - original home of Katherine Rogers, mother of John Harvard. C/U of shield mounted on the wall. C/U of American flag flying in breeze. C/U of sign for New Place Museum. L/S of the museum. L/S of the river Avon and of theatre (?) Various buildings and houses are seen in L/S.

    Note: labelled on can "Short Version" - as yet, no long version found.

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    Film ID:
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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:54:00 / 01:57:27:00

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