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Video: Behind The Scenes of Swallows and Amazons (1974) – Coniston Water Camera Pontoon

Watch a behind-the-scenes video below, shot in 1973 during the filming of “Swallows and Amazons (1974)”. Dennis Lewiston, the Director of Photography, is with Claude Whatham and the film crew of “Swallows and Amazons” on the camera pontoon, reversing on Coniston Water. Swallow is wired to it. Suzanna Hamilton, Simon West, and Stephen Grendon are in the little ship Swallow. Filmed on 16mm Bolex taken by Martin Neville, Sophie Neville’s father…

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.