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  • BBC South 50 years: Episode 2 John Arlott's Avington

    🎬BBC South 50 years: Episode2 John Arlott's Avington. A series of 19 mini-features made by BBC South at Southampton in 2011 to celebrate the station's 50 year history.

    Episode 2 John Arlott's Avington. The earliest surviving recording of BBC South is from 1962 and includes a feature by the illustrious sports broadcaster John Arlott, who produced a series of reports called ABC of the South, visiting places around the region in alphabetical order. One of the first came from the village of Avington, nestling in the Itchen Valley just east of Winchester. Roger Johnson has been re-tracing his steps.

    NFG are indebted to the BBC staff at Southampton for their help in sourcing items for the archive. See more episodes in the Category - BBC South.
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  • Discovering England - Isle Of Delight (1930)

    🎬British Pathé – "Main title reads: ""Mr H. de Vere Stacpoole continues his search for homeland beauty spots. (By arrangement with ""Daily Express"")"". Isle of Wight: Mr Stacpoole and a female companion (probably his wife) are seen in their car on a ferry boat. Scenic shots of the Isle of Wight with fancy black masks/frames. Ventnor Pier and views of beautiful gardens with a waterfall. Two women stand on a bridge before the waterfall and wave to the camera. C/U of Lilies. Shot of a sea front promenade. More scenic views of the island."
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  • Discovering England (1930)

    🎬British Pathé – The author Mr H. de Vere Stacpoole visits various British beauty spots including Stonehenge. No title. A car drives down a country lane away from the camera. The car then approaches the camera. Mr Stacpoole - author of "The Blue Lagoon" is out and about visiting British beauty spots. Shot of a country scene. Thatched cottages in Wiltshire. Stonehenge and its refreshment rooms. Shaftesbury and Shaston in Dorset - idyllic country scenes. A horse and cart on a village street, car driving on country lanes, child walking up a very steep hill, "Pine Walk", general views of the countryside. Traditional views of the beautiful British countryside and its picturesque villages. Note: see also "Isle of Delights" EP023. This is Mr H. de Vere Stacpoole
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  • Lady Baden Powell (1924)

    🎬British Pathé – Girl Guides from every nation meet on a camp in the New Forest. Title: "LADY BADEN POWELL. Visits Girl Guides of all nations in camp in the New Forest". M/S of Lady B-P walking between two lines of Guides of different nationalities. C/U of Lady B-P standing surrounded by Guides - on one arm stands an Indian Guide on the other is a Guide from an Islamic country. C/U of two Caucasian Guides from different countries. C/U of two more Guides, one has a tiny Danish flag tied to her woggle. C/U of the Guide from an Islamic country wearing a veil. C/U of Lady B/P standing next to a Guide from an Far Eastern country. M/S of a Guide using bellows to encourage a camp fire beneath a cooking pot, pan to two Guides sitting on the ground peeling potatoes. M/S of two Guides posting letters in a mail box (their embroidered bonnets suggest they may be Scandinavian!). M/S of a group of Guides sitting around their Guide Leader - they appear to be breaking up a tree branch to make a camp fire
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  • Ride To Stonehenge (1938)

    🎬British Pathé – A group of horse riders pay a visit to Stonehenge. Salisbury, Wiltshire. Item title reads - Stonehenge. Salisbury, Wilttshire. (LNER). Various shots as a group of people ride along on horseback. M/S as they ride past Stonehenge. M/S as people sit and watch. L/S of the riders. M/S of Stonehenge
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  • Duke Of Gloucester Opens Bournemouth Pavilion (1929)

    🎬British Pathé – Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, opens Bournemouth's new pavilion. GLOUCESTER, DUKE OF. PRINCE HENRY Item title reads - Duke of Gloucester opens Bournemouth's magnificent £250,000 Pavilion. Dorset. M/S of soldiers standing to attention. M/S of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, walking down the line and inspecting them. M/S profile of him stood with the mayor (?) L/S of the pavilion, the camera pans across people walking in front of it.
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