Film ID:
YFA 29

COUNTY OF THE WHITE ROSE

1935

Visitor Tabs

Description

This film is a travelogue documentary which takes the audience on a descriptive and scenic journey through rural and historic Yorkshire.

Title - Alba Films presents the County of the White Rose from Our Island Series.
Directed and Edited by Robin J. Carruther
Photographed by James A. Roger
Commentary by Harry J. Clifford
Recording by Imperial Sound Studios
Traditional Air sung by Thorpe Bates
Musical Direction by Alfred Filer

The film starts with shots of the Dales and a flowery description of their beauty. A choir sings a rendition of On Ilkley Moor accompanied by general views of the moors as well as a look at the architecture of the rural housing including cottages and farms in the village of Keld. Also featured are Bolton Castle, Richmond Castle, and Bolton Abbey with spoken History.
Within the city of York, the film shows the Minster, City wall and Shambles. Finally, in Ripon, there is a Horn Blower accompanied with informative voiced commentary.

Title - The End
Distributed by L.M.B. Denmark House, Denmark Street, W.C.2.