[Reid Family–home movies] Reel 16

[Reid Family--home movies] Reel 16


Reid Family Collection
Original Format:
Can Description:
Scotland, color film, Versailles Reel 2
Viewing Notes:
A map of England and Scotland. A white line representing railroad tracks shows the route from Chester, through Windermere, Penrith and ending in Glasgow. A white line representing the cyclist route from Glasgow, through Loch Lomond, Loch Ness, Inverness, Blair Atholl and ending in Stirling. The railroad route continues from Stirling to Edinburgh. Intertitle: ‘In the English Lake District.’ Intertitle: ‘GRASMERE’. Boats on a lake. Shots of lakes and mountains. Intertitle: ‘THIRLMERE’. The Thirlmere reservoir and surrounding mountains. Intertitle: ‘ULLSWATER’. Ullswater lake and surrounding hills filmed from a boat on the water. (Film changes to color) Lake and mountains, filmed from the top of a hill. A stone house. Fields, lakes and hills. An old stone building. Intertitle: ‘Crossing Loch Lomond’. Two men (Charles and a man in glasses) sitting in the stern of a boat. Intertitle: ‘Loch Katrine and Ellen’s Isle’. Intertitle: “So lone a lake, so sweet a strand!” (Quote from the Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott, Canto 6, Stanza 15) Panning shot of the lake. Intertitle: ‘Typical Scotch Highland country’. Panning shot of lake and hills. Intertitle: ‘Approaching the Pass of Glenoe’. Cyclist going down a road through mountains. Intertitle: ‘The English have a style of cycling….’ Two cyclists riding down a mountain road. Intertitle: ‘The Americans have one also….’ Three cyclists riding down the same mountain road. Intertitle: ‘In the Pass of Glencoe’. A cyclist going through the Pass. Two men (Charles and friend with glasses) next to a waterfall. Intertitle: “The Three Sisters”. The ridges that make up the Three Sisters of Glen Coe. A stream between the ridges and a small house. Intertitle: ‘A row of miners’ cottages’. A cyclist riding past a line of small houses. Intertitle: ‘Loch Ness’. A cyclist riding down a road, then panning to the lake. Intertitle: ‘The barren Highlands make good grouse country’. A train and hills in the distance. A stream through the hills. Intertitle: ‘”The Flying Scotsman” about to leave Edinburgh for London’. Intertitle: ‘400 miles in seven & one-half hours ,non-stop!’ Close up of a train, with ‘LNER’ on the side. Intertitle: ‘Yorkshire’s countryside’. Landscape and houses filmed from a moving train. The train filmed as it goes around a bend. Intertitle: ‘Crossing the channel from Newhaven to Dieppe’. The deck of a ship and receding coastline. A lighthouse and cliffs. Intertitle: ‘The English chalk cliffs’. The white cliffs and a lighthouse on an island. Cliffs seen through the ship’s rigging. Intertitle: ‘Approaching and entering Dieppe’. Water and approaching coastline filmed over the side of a ship. Cliffs. The boat approaching the town from the water. Buildings along the water. Intertitle: ‘Normandie countryside is typically French’. Buildings and fields filmed from a moving vehicle. Intertitles: ‘A grotto in the park at Versailles’. The Grotte des Bains d’Apollon. Intertitle: “’Le Hameau”, a favorite residence of Marie Antoinette’. Ducks on a pond, and the maison de la reine (the queen’s house) in the Hameau de la Reine (the Queen’s Hamlet). Intertitles: ‘The famous Versailles fountains in action’. Shots of the Bassin d’Apollon. Panning shot of the gardens, fountains and the palace. The Latona Fountain. A large cruise ship. Shot of a ship’s wake. A cruise ship in the distance. A crowd of people watch a boxing match on the deck of a ship. A man standing in the stern, watching the ship’s wake. Shot of a flag, partially consisting of the Red Ensign British civilian naval flag. An American flag. Intertitle: ‘The End’. [End of Reel]
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Thirlmere, Lake District National Park, Cumbria, England;Ullswater, Lake District, England;Loch Lomond, Scotland;Loch Katrine, Scotland;Glen Coe, Scotland;Loch Ness, Scotland;Edinburgh, Scotland;Yorkshire, England;Newhaven, England;Dieppe, France;Palace of Versailles, France
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