1950s boat makes the cut for new Swallow

Originally posted by the Westmorland Gazette:

Sailboat owner Rob Boden is among the extras to make a fleeting appearance on screen in Swallows and Amazons.

Retired councillor Rob, 63, of Kendal, responded to an appeal by the film’s makers for traditional wooden clinker-built craft, and his 1950’s boat fitted the bill perfectly.

Rob donned old-fashioned plimsolls, fawn trousers and blue woollen top for his brief appearance in scenes shot at…

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