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'Homes and Gardens' feature article on the making of Arthur Ransome's inspirational book 'Swallows and Amazons' released in British cinemas in April 1974

Magazine articles written about ‘Swallows and Amazons’ in 1974

Newspapers are read one day and on the kitchen floor the next. Back in 1974 they might have been used to wrap up fish and chips. Either way, an article in the ‘paper is soon forgotten. Not so…

A local newspaper article on filming 'Swallows & Amazons' in Cumbria in 1973

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Sophie Neville became inadvertently well known as a child when she starred as Titty in the 1974 movie 'Swallows and Amazons'. Forty years later, she was persuaded to bring out an ebook on 'The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons'. This attracted such outrageous headlines in the Times and Telegraph that she was commissioned to…

Newspaper article filming scenes for the 1973 film 'Swallows & Amazons' in Bowness-on-Windermere

Sophie Neville

Sophie Neville became inadvertently well known as a child when she starred as Titty in the 1974 movie 'Swallows and Amazons'. Forty years later, she was persuaded to bring out an ebook on 'The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons'. This attracted such outrageous headlines in the Times and Telegraph that she was commissioned to…

An article on making the movie of Arthur Ransome's 'Swallows and Amazons' featured in 'Smith's Trade News' 1974 with a photograph of Virginia McKenna eating a banana while relaxing on set.

Magazine articles written about ‘Swallows and Amazons’ in 1974

Newspapers are read one day and on the kitchen floor the next. Back in 1974 they might have been used to wrap up fish and chips. Either way, an article in the ‘paper is soon forgotten. Not so…

'Homes and Garden' magazine's article on the 974 film of Arthur Ransome's iconic book 'Swallows and Amazons' released in April 1974

Magazine articles written about ‘Swallows and Amazons’ in 1974

Newspapers are read one day and on the kitchen floor the next. Back in 1974 they might have been used to wrap up fish and chips. Either way, an article in the ‘paper is soon forgotten. Not so…

'Homes and Garden' article on the movie 'Swallows & Amazons' (1974)

Magazine articles written about ‘Swallows and Amazons’ in 1974

Newspapers are read one day and on the kitchen floor the next. Back in 1974 they might have been used to wrap up fish and chips. Either way, an article in the ‘paper is soon forgotten. Not so…

Virginia McKenna featuring in 'Films Illustrated' ~ April 1974

Magazine articles written about ‘Swallows and Amazons’ in 1974

Newspapers are read one day and on the kitchen floor the next. Back in 1974 they might have been used to wrap up fish and chips. Either way, an article in the ‘paper is soon forgotten. Not so…

The newspaper advertisement declaring the release of the movie 'Swallows & Amazons' in 1974. This one appeared in the Sunday Times.

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Sophie Neville became inadvertently well known as a child when she starred as Titty in the 1974 movie 'Swallows and Amazons'. Forty years later, she was persuaded to bring out an ebook on 'The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons'. This attracted such outrageous headlines in the Times and Telegraph that she was commissioned to…

Local newspaper cutting of Claude Whatham rehearsing  scene from 'Swallows & Amazons' (1974)

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Sophie Neville became inadvertently well known as a child when she starred as Titty in the 1974 movie 'Swallows and Amazons'. Forty years later, she was persuaded to bring out an ebook on 'The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons'. This attracted such outrageous headlines in the Times and Telegraph that she was commissioned to…

Photographs of the dinghy 'Swallow' published in 'Smith's Trade News' in 1974

Magazine articles written about ‘Swallows and Amazons’ in 1974

Newspapers are read one day and on the kitchen floor the next. Back in 1974 they might have been used to wrap up fish and chips. Either way, an article in the ‘paper is soon forgotten. Not so…

'The Observer' review of 'Swallows & Amazons' found by Durrants of Herbal Hill on 7th April 1974

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'The Observer' review of 'Swallows & Amazons' found by Durrants of Herbal Hill on 7th April 1974

A film review of 'Swallows & Amazons' (1973) in 'The Brownie'

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A film review of 'Swallows & Amazons' (1973) in 'The Brownie'

Ian Cristie's article in the Daily Express 4th March 1973 on 'Swallows & Amazons'

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Ian Cristie's article in the Daily Express 4th March 1973 on 'Swallows & Amazons'

Daphne Neville making a radio recording in about 1978. Note the number of plastic coffee cups and the producer smoking in the studio.

Sophie Neville

Sophie Neville became inadvertently well known as a child when she starred as Titty in the 1974 movie 'Swallows and Amazons'. Forty years later, she was persuaded to bring out an ebook on 'The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons'. This attracted such outrageous headlines in the Times and Telegraph that she was commissioned to…

A local newspaper article on 'Swallows & Amazons' (1974) featuring Virginia McKenna talking to Iam Whittaker, who one two Oscars for set design later in his career together with a number of nominations for awards.

Sophie Neville

Sophie Neville became inadvertently well known as a child when she starred as Titty in the 1974 movie 'Swallows and Amazons'. Forty years later, she was persuaded to bring out an ebook on 'The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons'. This attracted such outrageous headlines in the Times and Telegraph that she was commissioned to…

Local article on the film of 'Swallows and Amazons' being shot in the Lake District in 973

Sophie Neville

Sophie Neville became inadvertently well known as a child when she starred as Titty in the 1974 movie 'Swallows and Amazons'. Forty years later, she was persuaded to bring out an ebook on 'The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons'. This attracted such outrageous headlines in the Times and Telegraph that she was commissioned to…