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Welwyn Garden City: A Kind of Travelogue

A moving picture-esque pamphlett. A virtual travel brochure. Showcasing England's first Garden City, with amateur filmmaker F.J. Douglas as your tour guide.

Amateur film 1964 18 mins Silent

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Amateur filmmaker F.J. Douglas has captured all the notable sights on his tour of Welwyn Garden City. With few cars on the roads and blossomed trees lining the streets, wide and open lawns and community areas of lush greenery, the townscape of Welwyn Garden City is beguiling. By no means a conventional travel documentary, the film covers most parts of Welwyn Garden City, including aerial views. Scenes include the Campus, Parkway, Bridge road, Pentley park and many more.