Presented by the British Travel Association (:18) this 1960s film is narrated by Michael Redgrave (:25). Cambridge University is the focal point (2:25) and it was established seven centuries ago. At the Cavendish Laboratory, Rutherford had first spilt the atom (2:56). A radio telescope is depicted which may be able to provide a look into the frontiers of space (3:25). Among the medieval walls are cathode ray tubes (3:41). An electron microscope (4:27) is also shown and this was used to find the vaccine for polio. Research is conducted in the Cambridge Electronics Factory (4:52). A television camera was constructed to look into the atom (5:13). This campus dates back to 1284 (5:32) and names such as Frank Whittle, Henry Cavendish, and Lord Kelvin studied here (5:38). King’s College (7:30) had been founded by Henry the 6th and the Chapel was completed by Henry the 8th (7:50). Famed poets such as Grace, Bryon, and Wordsworth studied here as well (9:08). As viewed from a boat on the river, the Bridge of Science is seen (9:26). Magdalene College contains the library of Samuel Pepys (10:52). Students are seen rehearsing a play by Shakespeare (11:14). The first to teach Greek in Cambridge was Erasmus (11:57). A sherry party on the college lawn is shown (14:28) as well as one of the many neighboring hotels (14:51). The May races (15:03), which are held in June are to decide which of the colleges will be the champion of the river annually. These are followed by the May ball (15:50) and a trip through the river for breakfast in the village of Grantchester (17:08). Seen on a war memorial churchyard is Rupert Brooke’s name (18:28). Graduation ceremonies end the year (19:07) as black gowned students meet at the Senate House. The Vice Chancellor of the University is seen entering the house and will pronounce the students graduates (19:38). The film draws to a close and the color of the film had been provided by Technicolor (21:12).

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