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Grantchester 1958

14 mins United Kingdom Director. John R.F. Stewart

This lush, languorous visual accompaniment to Brooke's elegiac poem is interspersed with some startling images of local "strong men" - running frantically in skimpy swimwear - and the "mean and dirty" girls of Ditton, a neighbouring village. The poem is read by Gary Watson, who went on to become a well-known TV actor, appearing in The Avengers and The Three Musketeers in the 1960s. Director John Stewart was a prolific maker of short documentaries on topics ranging from Mersey ferry boats to coalmining.

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Directed by

John R.F. Stewart


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