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Great Hucklow Jubilee Film May 6th 1935
Gorgeous scenes of the Derbyshire village celebrating King George V's Silver Jubilee.
Amateur film 1935 9 mins Silent
These gorgeous scenes of Great Hucklow capture the Derbyshire village's preparations for the celebration of King George V's Silver Jubilee. Shot by one of its most famous residents, British screenwriter L. du Garde Peach (who's probably better known as Ladybird Books' most prolific author), it's a charming portrait of life and laughter in the Pennine village.
We also see a glimpse of the Village Players, a local theatre group led by Peach. The same year this film was shot he worked on the script for The Tunnel, a spectacular sci-fi tale about the troubled construction of a transatlantic tunnel (also available on BFI Player).
Jubilee on Film
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