Details
FOOTAGE number
GHL2603593
Title
Green Islands, 1954, part 4 - flower gardens in London parks, Autumn arrives
Location
London Metropolitan Archives, City of London
Date
1954 AD (C20th AD)
Description
Clip from a 1954 film about the parks and pleasure gardens of London showing many of the sports and pastimes carried on in them. Made by the London County council to show all the activities that London Parks have to offer. 'There is a green belt around the city and green islands at its heart - all carefully kept to provide places of rest where nature is to be enjoyed.' The film shows the changing seasons in London's parks and open spaces, from summer to winter and through to spring. Shows the parks of London such as Hampstead Heath, Battersea Park and Victoria Embankment Gardens in central London. Shots of gardeners tending to flower beds, CUs of flowers, people on park benches. Autumn arrives and leaves begin to fall.
Photo credit
© London Metropolitan Archives / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
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Availability
Dimension [pixels] File size [MB] Duration [Seconds]
Footage 720 × 576 px 667 MB 74
Copyright
Undetermined copyright
Restrictions
EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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