English Scenes: Spring. Hunting, Badminton Horse Trials, Spring Flowers, London Museums
THREE SEASONS (reels 3 & 4)
(Spring) Inn sign "Hare & Hounds". People on the lawn in front of the Inn. Couple get into Austin Healey sports car and drive off. Cut to people coming out of RAC hotel and getting into Wolsey Automatic. Another Wolsey. The cars drive down a road signed "Badminton Horse Trials". Horse Rider and people walking in country lane. Various shots of spectators. Horses and spectators in front of Badminton House. Queen Elizabeth II and the Queen Mother arriving. Riders preparing (various shots). Dressage, cross country and show jumping shots Cut to CU hounds. Riders in hunting outfits. The hunt and spectators (several shots as they cross the countryside). Cut to Wales, a man in waders fishing in stream. A Morris Oxford is parked at the side. Cut to a field of daffodils in Knowle Park. Pan with a young woman walks through the shot with a basket of flowers. Knowle Park Manor and some horse riders in the background. Cut to Trafalgar Square London. A Morris car pulls up outside the National Gallery. A girl gets out to take photographs. Cut the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. A chauffeur driven car pulls up and two ladies alight. Cut to The Tate Gallery (now Tate Britain) with a row of cars parked outside. Cut to impressionist paintings and a Henry Moore sculpture. Cut to the Thames at night (very dark). Cut to the brightly lit Royal Festival Hall. Interior shot of the tiers of boxes in the concert hall with an orchestra playing classical music (several shots with close-ups of the conductor and musicians. Cut to a tulip garden. Various shots of spring flowers (several shots and close ups of daffodils and bluebells etc). Pan to a stately home in the background.
Cataloguers Note: Some beautifully scenes and wonderful colours