Video: Behind The Scenes of Swallows and Amazons (1974) – Ambleside Well-Dressing

Watch a behind-the-scenes video below, shot in 1973 during the filming of “Swallows and Amazons (1974)”. Sophie Neville, on a day off from filming “Swallows and Amazons”, watches the Well-Dressing Procession through Ambleside where the cast and crew were staying in the summer of 1973. 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.