The Wordsworth country

United Kingdom, 1950

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An introduction to the English Lake District as a background to the study of its literary personalities and especially of Wordsworth and his work. Scenes of Hawkeshead; the Grammar school and the poet’s desk; the village and a May Day Procession; the surrounding hills and lakes. Also of Coniston, Lake Windemere, Grassmere, Dove Cottage, Rydal, and many other places which formed a general background to much of Wordsworth’s work.

Credits

director
producer

Frank Wells

production company

Gaumont-British Instructional

Duration

00:17:22:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1950

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30616

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Britain - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → England - History

Literature → English literature

Literature → Literature

Literature → Poets, English

Literature → Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

People → Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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