Cut Price Castle (1956)

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    Blenkinsopp Castle, Northumberland. Charlie Simpson has bought a castle for the price of a cottage for himself and his family. L/S castle, with shots of the ruined walls and turrets. Pan down to Gordon Simpson pointing ramparts. M/S young Michael Simpson is seen cutting some rhododendrons with the castle in the background. M/S Christina Simpson comes through a doorway with an Alsatian dog carrying a tin bucket. She moves off to feed the chickens in the castle yard. M/S brown chickens in farmyard scrabbling for food. Christina is wearing a typical 1950's housewife's pinafore. L/S Charlie Simpson weeding the long unused tennis court. L/S Charlie and Michael walking into empty disused swimming pool. Boy uses small jar to fish in small puddle of water left in concrete base. Note : The documentation file includes news cuttings. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:53.08
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GUP8h1sFLA
    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 4 months ago
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