Video: Behind The Scenes of Swallows and Amazons (1974) – Derwent Water

Watch a behind-the-scenes video below, shot in 1973 during the filming of “Swallows and Amazons (1974)”. Waiting around whilst filming “Swallows and Amazons” on the shore of Derwent Water in the Lake District: Sophie Neville, Gareth Tandy, Robin Gregory, Lesley Bennett and Kit Seymour, David Blagden in Amazon with Swallow pulled up behind him, Sophie Neville with Albert Clarke, the Stills Photographer, Swallow and some mallard ducklings. Shot on 16mm (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.