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Fan Court: Preparatory School for Boys
This amateur film with intertitles contains outdoor shots of the pupils, staff and grounds of Fan Court Preparatory School for Boys at Chertsey. Many of the images are posed group shots, capturing the participants between classes and during sporting activities.
[Girls at Claremont School]
|Date||[ca. mid-late 1930s]||ID||1369|
A compilation of colour amateur material showing outdoor activities at Claremont School For Girls in Esher.
Incendiary Bomb Demonstration
This short colour training film shows a demonstration on how to deal with an incendiary bomb. Set alight in a tin roofed shed with hay bales and wooden furniture, the bomb quickly takes hold but is brought under control.
Incendiary Bomb Practice
This short colour film shows a wartime training session for civilians, demonstrating rescue techniques, and dealing with incendiary devices.
This film shows the work of the Herne Bay A.R.P. service during the early years of the Second World War. ARP Members train for bomb and gas-attacks; practising extinguishing incendiary devices and simulating the treatment of casualties. The film also shows a large-scale dress rehearsal for a gas attack and a multi-service parade.
West Sussex Home Guard
A colour training film, made for the West Sussex Home Guard during the Second World War, shows the wrong and the right way to capture any Nazi spies who may be encountered on home territory.
[London Road School Sports]
Amateur film of sports day at London Road School, Burgess Hill. Events include boys and girls races: sprinting, running, relay racing and presentation of winners' shield. There are various views of parents/spectators and scenes of a man teaching a woman to shoot and a man with a catapult.
[Reed’s School for Girls at Dogmersfield]
Film of Reed's School for Girls in Dogmersfield Park, Hampshire; showing the school grounds and gardens, tennis courts, and a sports day including wheelbarrow and obstacle races, prize giving and a folk dancing display by the girls.
[Milestone [?]; Children’s Village Trogen]
A silent film documenting the founding of the Pestalozzi Children's Village at Trogen, Switzerland. The village is seen being constructed, children help to make furniture and a ceremony is held to mark its official opening. Children from abroad arrive at the village and take up residence in one of the houses, they are seen enjoying games and learning in the classroom. The film is intersected by titles, providing a narrative to the events.
Safe or Sorry
A road safety film for children demonstrating what not to do when playing on the street or cycling on the road. Instructions on how to cross safely come form 'Safety Sam' and information is given about getting getting bicycle breaks checked.
A road safety film presented by Greenwich Local Safety Committee. The film describes the importance to the country of workers in British industry and warns against the dangers of being overly hasty when returning home after work. The fictional account shows three factory workers who risk death on the roads in their haste to get home.
[Reed’s School for Boys at Cobham]
Black and White film from the late 1940s in the grounds of Reed's School for Boys in Cobham including a cricket match. Plus colour film of the school in the mid 1950s; showing the buildings and grounds, the boys taking military training, playing cricket, swimming in an outdoor pool, and a school sports day with prize giving and gymnastics display.
[School Trip to Switzerland; Football Match Versus Mary Hare]
Boys at Burwood Park School for the Profoundly Deaf climb Swiss mountains and toboggan on the slopes, and play a football match back at the school in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, in around 1958.
Here and There Round Britain's Coasts
Various scenes filmed around Britain's coast, including Brixham, Land's End, Aberlyn, the Severn Bore, the Clyde ferry, "Northwards beyond Glencoe", Fort Augustus, the Forth Bridge and Newhaven. Scenes of sailing dinghies, boats at sea, fishermen at work, countryside and mountain views, car ferries, a steamboat, fishermen unloading their catch and repairing nets.
[Nature Classes and Field Trips]
Forming part of the Astor School collection, this amateur film features pupils and teachers from the Astor School, Dover. The pupils are accompanied by teachers on a field trip to Hythe Bay where they are seen exploring flora and fauna in different locations. The children return to a classroom and create displays with what they have found.
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