Video: Behind The Scenes of Swallows and Amazons (1974) – Filming at Bowness-on-Windermere

Watch a behind-the-scenes video below, shot in 1973 during the filming of “Swallows and Amazons (1974)” at Bowness-on-Windermere, the location for ‘Rio’ in Arthur Ransome’s story. Shot on 16mm film (Bolex)…

You can read the whole story by Sophie Neville, who starred as “Titty Walker” in the film, in the second edition of her book “The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)“, which you can buy from our Swallows and Amazons shop.

Video © Sophie Neville. All rights reserved.