Title ID 307Collection ID408
TitleDesign for Living
KeywordsRoyalty Youth Youth Organizations
NationalUnited Kingdom
ProductionReligious Films Limited
CameraAlan Hewinson; Sidney Samuelson
DirectorNorman Walter; Mrs P. Gordon-Spencer
Commissioning bodyThe Duke of Edinburgh's Award
EditorDuncan Spence
WriterLawrence Barrett
Format16mm Black & White Sound
Duration31min. 40sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


A promotional film about 'Design for Living', part of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme, a new programme, specifically designed for girls.


The film features a fictional scenario where a young girl is encouraging her employer to join the award scheme. The founder of the girls award, Phyllis Gordon-Spencer makes a speech about the award and Sir John Hunt, secretary of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award, speaks about the adventure element of Design for Living. The film concludes with The Duke of Edinburgh making a speech from Buckingham Palace about the girls award.