Williamsburg Restored

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A 4-reel color film that traces the story of the historic Virginia city from Revolutionary times to its elaborate restoration in recent years, showing how many of our free institutions of today have their roots in the past (Julien Bryan "black book" film guide). Shows the historical research and archaeological and architectural studies necessary for the authentic restoration and reconstruction of Williamsburg, the colonial capital of Virginia (NYPL catalog.)


Sponsored Public Relations Film

Country/Location: U.S.A. (Williamsburg, Virginia)

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Producer: Julien Bryan

Director: Francis Thompson

Production Company: IFF

Additional Production: Written by Basil Beyea and Robert Carr; Narrated by Walter Abel; Animation by Kenneth Snelson; Music by Norman Lloyd

Running Time: 44 min.

Years Filmed: 1951

Decade Produced: 1950s

Film Gauge: 16mm

Stock: Color Safety

Footage Count: 1584'

Sound: Narrated

Notes: Two versions: a long version and shorter version edited down at the request of Colonial Williamsburg, Inc. Young Sam Bryan plays a colonial child in the longer version. Withdrawn from distribution by Colonial Williamsburg, Inc.

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