DVD Price 16.95

NEW DVD RELEASE FROM ORIGINAL FILM MASTERS

A ROMANTIC FILM WHICH IS PART DOCUMENTARY AND USES REAL CANAL WORKERS AND BOATMEN

ESSENTIAL VIEWING FOR ANY WATERWAY ENTHUSIAST

PAINTED BOATS

STARRING JENNY LAIRD ˜ BILL BLEWETT ˜ ROBERT GRIFFITH ˜ MAY HALLAT

PRODUCED BY MICHAEL BALCON ˜ DIRECTED BY CHARLES CRICHTON

This is the story of a romance between two boating families. One family has a traditional horse drawn narrowboat working for the Samuel Barlow company, the other a new motor boat working for the Grand Union Canal carrying Co. The young girls father doesnt like "them new fangled motor boats", "tearing down the banks and stirring up the mud"! So is content with the horse boating. Its wartime and the men get called up and with events of the time it eventually leaves the women to run the boats. Its a wonderful film in its own right but the really great thing is the characters who are used as extras.

They go to Nursers yard at Braunston and Mr Nurser is Mr Nurser! The scenes in "The Boat" at Stoke Bruerne are real and show many well known boaters. You will also see some snippets of documentary, again with real boats and families.

Running time 57 enjoyable minutes of nostalgia at its best.

 
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