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In Old St Albans

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In Old St Albans

Popular with Romans, monks, and the Hertfordshire Albanians of 1920 and today, the historic city of St Albans was made to be put on film.

Travelogue 1920 9 mins

Overview

Time has tweaked rather than ravaged the historic city of St Albans in the decades since this film was shot. A fantastic phantom ride into the market place reveals a familiar yet subtly different landscape - even the ubiquitous coffee shops of today have an analogue in the St Albans Workman's Coffee Tavern. The Cathedral, Clock Tower and roman ruins punctuate the bustling street scenes.

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