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Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary

Series

Series Name
Carrousel Britanico

Issue

Issue No.
9
Date Released
Nov 1964
Length of issue (in feet)
808
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Creating Aluminium
  2. 2A Modern Brazilian Port
  3. 3Latin America in Britain
  4. 4Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary
  5. 5Colourful Weaving

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 5
Summary
COI synopsis: Representatives of countries all over the world came to Stratford on Avon to celebrate the four-hundredth anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, England’s greatest poet. Those in the procession, who carried wreaths to lay at Shakespeare’s tomb, included people from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Equador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Salvador, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Keywords
Celebrations and festivals; Writers
Written sources
COI Catalogue Cards [BFI National Archive]
COI Microfilm Roll 44 [BFI National Archive]   Used for synopsis
COI Reference
MI 1168/9
Credits:
Production Co.
British Pathe Ltd.
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Producer
Frances Cockburn
Producer
Rosanne Brownrigg

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
For BFI National Archive enquiries:
nonfictioncurators@bfi.org.uk
For commercial/footage reuse enquiries:
footage.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://collections-search.bfi.org.uk/web
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7580 7503
Address
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
Series held
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