John Peel Statue (1937)

  • Description

    JOHN PEEL STATUE. At Peel's birthplace. Caldbeck, Cumberland. L/S of countryside and village of Caldbeck. M/S of the inn where the song 'John Peel' was first sung. M/S of men breaking stone at an old Roman quarry, the stone from which was used to build Hadrian's Wall. M/S of sculptor Mr Denton walking along to his workshop. M/S interior of him working on the statue of John Peel, various shots as he chips away. M/S of the song's composer John Woodcock Graves whose face is sculpted in the base. The camera pans up the statue. C/U of Denton's tools made from old gardening implements. M/S of his first work, a cherub. M/S of the small statue of a schoolboy. M/S of a spaniel. C/U of Mr Denton lighting a cigarette. FILM ID:1246.37 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT
  • Owner

    British Pathé
  • Source

    Youtube (Youtube)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Last modified: 3 months, 1 week ago
    Viewed: 98 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
  • Co-Curate tags


Add a comment or share a memory.

Login to add a comment. Sign-up if you don't already have an account.


Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.