Film ID:
YFA 155

SWINTON LAKE FLOOD HUNTS

1957

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Description

A film showing scenes of a flooded lake and river, and a hunt meeting.

The film opens with views of the floods and river with broken banks. Next are family scenes with the father and two children walking in the fields. Also, there is a young girl on a tricycle.

Views of West Tanfield from the river side, and colour footage of a local hunt meeting outside a pub. Schoolchildren watch the hunt gathering before they move off down the lane and into the fields. The film also features further shots of Swinton Lake in flood as well as children sledging and skating on a frozen river.