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Henry VIII Relics

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1656
Date Released
27 Feb 1961
Date submitted
21 Feb 1961
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Tiger Squadron
  2. 2Giant Tanker
  3. 3Dangerous Cargo
  4. 4Visitor to New York
  5. 5Henry VIII Relics
  6. 6Big Top Daredevils

Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Henry Viii Relics. DESCRIPTION: Reconstruction work on the Treasury building in London has brought to light some fascinating remains of the old Palace of Whitehall. About 430 years ago, after Henry VIII took over the Palace from Cardinal Wolsey, he built a sort of recreation centre here. One of the turrets has now been uncovered, as well as a number of fine Tudor arches and windows. SHOTLIST: Key scene. MLS Palace of Whitehall ruins. MS men studying drawing. MCU same. CU drawing of tennis court. CU ruins MS ruins MS ruins GV ruins. MLS man climbing ladder attached to ruins. MS man measuring window of ruins. MS same. MS ruins (brick wall). MS another.
Keywords
Buildings and structures; History and archaeology
Locations
London; England
Card file number
81951
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Camera
Len Waldorf
Length of story (in feet)
72
Story extras:

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