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Midland Montage: 09.03.1961: Know Your Midlands: Bridgnorth

It's bustling with tourists during the Summer but out of season things are looking quite bleak in Bridgnorth.

Non-Fiction 1961 2 mins Silent

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A short silent travelogue-style visit to Bridgnorth on the River Severn in Shropshire made by the Midlands news magazine programme Midland Montage. In March 1961 the tourist trade was quiet: the pleasure boats appear to have been abandoned on the Severn and the tea rooms are empty. Even so, the famous cliff railway is operational and the market place is buzzing (with traffic).