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Clip #: MF-6F
Library: TFA Network
Filmmaker: Andre de la Varre
Region: North America
Country: United States
Subject: Famous Buildings
1930s, 1600s, 1700s, American history, reenactments, recreations, recreated, historical districts,
historic buildings, stagecoaches, horse carriages, colleges, gardens, houses, lakes, mansions, retail stores,
shops, tourism, tourists, sightseeing, tour guides, theatres, theaters
Title card: "Andre de La Varre - The Screen Traveler presents 'Colonial Williamsburg.'
Photographed & recorded by 'The Screen Traveler;' Released by Harold Auten."
College of William & Mary campus
INT Wren Building, man opens front doors & reveals College Yard
w/ Lord Botetourt statue, Duke of Gloucester Street in distance.
VS College of William & Mary campus
w/ historic buildings of colonial architectural style.
Fa´┐Żade Wren Building w/ Lord Botetourt statue in front.
Fa´┐Żade President's House & Brafferton Building.
LS EXT dormitories built to restore colonial architecture.
WS pedestrians & cars on Duke of Gloucester Street.
VS EXTS & facades of buildings (local businesses) restored
in colonial architectural style & street scenes around Duke of Gloucester Street.
Fa´┐Żade Williamsburg Theater (Kimball Theater).
TD fa´┐Żade A & P grocery store that is a colonial mansion.
VS CU shop signs in colonial style - "Peninsula Bank & Trust Company,"
"College Pharmacy & Drugs," "Williamsburg Drug Company," "Travis House."
VS EXTS & facades of buildings restored in colonial architectural style
& street scenes in residential area.
Fa´┐Żade of Dr Blair's apothecary shop, Fire Department,
Public Gaol (jail), public library, courthouse.
Magazine building surrounded by scaffolding (under reconstruction).
VS EXT Bruton Parish Church, people leaving Church.
EXT George Wythe House, St George Tucker house, William Levingston house.
VS EXTS & facades of buildings restored in colonial architectural style.
VS private home gardens planted in traditional Colonial style.
Woman walking through garden & smelling flowers.
VS fa´┐Żade & EXT Raleigh Tavern.
CU sign & bust of Sir Walter Raleigh.
Woman in contemporary (1930s) dress greeted in doorway of Raleigh Tavern
by woman in Colonial period dress (costume).
17th Century stagecoach (horse-drawn carriage) driving up to Capitol Building.
Women wearing Colonial period dresses (costumes)
helped out of coach by drivers in costume.
VS EXT Capitol building, 1930s cars driving past.
CU tower at top of Capitol Building w/ British flag.
TRACKING SHOT along Duke of Gloucester Street past Governor's Palace at head of Palace Green.
VS EXT & fa´┐Żade Governor's Palace w/ 1930s cars parked outside.
MS visitors walking past wrought iron palace gate.
LA CU statues of unicorns along top of gate.
HA LS Palace Green.
VS visitors (dressed in 1930s clothing) on tour led by "hostess"
dressed in Colonial period dress (costume).
HA kitchen court. VS fish pond.
Visitors walking along banks of fish pond.
HA view elaborate & ornamental colonial garden.
Woman in 1930s dress walking in garden & revolutionary burial ground.
PAN row of boxwood trees w/ woman walking through pathway.
LS woman sitting underneath pergola.
VS EXT & fa´┐Żade Governor's Palace.
Title Card: "The End - A Screen Traveler Picture. Licensed by State of New York"
Original nitrate film elements no longer available. 16mm duplicate in Box 90.