Detail

Title ID 14133Collection ID1838
TitleWisley
Date1969
Genre/TypeAmateurNon-fiction
KeywordsParks Horticulture
Location
LocalWisley Woking
RegionalSurrey
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionJohn Gammon
FormatStandard 8mm Colour Silent
Duration00:10:34
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details.

Summary

An amateur film that features a family visit to the Royal Horticultural Society's gardens at Wisley in Surrey in the late 1960s.

Description

Opening title: Wisley Gardens. We see views of small groups of visitors by a large house along with other visitors walking past the house and through the gardens with lots of close-up shots of different blooms and shrubs. A large pond and various trees are seen, many with close-ups of their labels. More flowers and visitors are seen walking among the rose beds followed by close-ups of individual roses. A sign for dahlias followed by close-ups of various dahlias. More flowers and a sign for Delphinium trials follow. Rows of delphiniums. A sign for the Dianthus trial followed by close-ups of dianthus flowers. Visitors are seen wandering about the garden while the plants are being sprayed. Various ponds and even more flowers are seen. A man is seen watering the flower beds. Jazzy end titles saying 'The End' finishes the film.