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The Hatfield Oak

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2584
Date Released
10 Dec 1978
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Queen Visits the Stock Exchange
  2. 2The Gold of El Dorado
  3. 3The Hatfield Oak
  4. 4The Ski Show
  5. 5Eton Wall Game

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 5
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Hatfield Oak. DESCRIPTION: What remains of the Oak Tree under which Queen Elizabeth I was sitting when given the news of her accession, has been removed from the Park of Hatfield House to be kept undercover away from the elements. SHOTLIST: GV Hatfield House. PB to see Queen Elizabeth the First’s oak tree. CU portrait of QE1. CU oak tree tilt up. MS men lifting up last piece of tree and loading same onto back of tractor. MCU tractor driver. MS tractor drives off. (The tree is being transferred for posterity under cover in the Old Palace Yard).
Keywords
Buildings and structures
Locations
Hertfordshire; Hatfield
Card file number
78/178
Credits:
Commentator
Leonard Martin
Camera
Richard Day
Length of story (in feet)
86
Story extras:

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