Cathedrals. (1930 - 1939)

Film-document №67875 2 parts, Black-white to collection Price category G

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Director: Grierson John. Grierson Dzhon

Reel №1

A documentary about the ancient cathedrals of England.

Country England.

Field work.

Farmers plow a field, clean the field.

View of the Church with a pointed spire.

The view from the Church over the rooftops.



The boys singing the chorales.

The voice of the priest.

View of the temple from the inside.

An ancient dwelling Church books.

The priest leafing through the book.


The priests of the monastery.

Some architectural elements of the Cathedral.

General appearance.

The faces of people and animals that adorn the medieval Church.

The types of towers and the Cathedral from different angles

Key words

England, Cathedral, peasants, monastery, architecture, priests

Reel №2

Old dilapidated Saxon church.

Elements of the Norman style.

View from inside: the semi-circular arches.

New churches appear in the 17th century.

The columns, mosaics, moldings.

Westminster Abbey: interiors.

St Paul's Cathedral (architect Sir Christopher Wren): Renaissance style.

Around the cathedral - the village, the little streets, the residents.

More intensive life has brought a revolution.

Trolleys, freight trains, shortness of traffic on the roads.

Smoking chimneys of factories.

Velichetsvenny dome of St.

Paul's Cathedral in London.

Construction of the cathedral in Lancashire - the industrial area of ​​England.

Types of various English Cathedrals: Liverpool, Chester, Norvig, Winchester, York, Ripon, Lincoln, Canterbury, etc.

Key words

England, cathedrals, architecture, factory, workers