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[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.
This edited colour and black and white film shows the Giles' family in Surrey and on outings to West Sussex during the late 1940s. The film also includes races at Goodwood; the Olympic torch passing through Surrey; and the unveiling of a memorial gate at Prescott House (Bugatti Owners Club) designed by a member of the Giles family.
[Sports Day at St. Aubyns]
Amateur film by Lance House of a sports day at his son's school - St. Aubyns boy’s prep school in Rottingdean, Sussex. The sports day events include boys racing, the long jump, hurdles, relay racing, a sack race, and obstacle race, a “sisters race” (for girls), parents having lunch outdoors, the school marching band, boys marching, and the prize giving.
The Fourth Year
|Date||1948 - 1949||ID||2998|
A two-reel film recording the activities of the fourth year of London Road School, in Burgess Hill. The film is divided into autumn, spring and summer term activities and depicts project work, school trips, sports day and preparing for the school play.
The School Farm
This amateur documentary records the agricultural activities of Rye Secondary Modern School's Young Farmers' Club during the course of a year.
Around & About with the Children of Queensmill Rd School
This amateur film with intertitles records the disabled pupils of Fulham's Queensmill Special School in the classroom and on a holiday to Bognor Regis.
[Sports; Old Boys Reunion 1949; Camp]
An amateur film of a sporty Visitors Day at Fegans Children's Home at Stony Stratford along with an Old Boys Reunion, a camping trip to the seaside and a Commemorative Day event in 1949.
[Old Boy's Reunion; At Home Day; Sports]
|Date||[Ca. early 1950s]||ID||12267|
An amateur film of an open day at Fegans Children's Home in Stony Stratford.
Out of the Dark
The story of gas and electric lighting, told by Dr. Arthur Bryant and Professor C. Andrade with reconstructed scenes and footage of ancient, industrial and modern lighting apparatus, produced at Merton Park Studios for the Electrical Development Association in 1951.
|Date||1952 - 1955||ID||1365|
A compilation of amateur material recording events at Fan Court Preparatory School for Boys at Chertsey between 1952 and 1955.
Element of Grace
Amateur film-maker Ray Young, a member of Eastbourne Cine Group, films members of St. Leonards Amateur Swimming Club in 1952 as they demonstrate front crawl, butterfly, back crawl and spectacular diving techniques at St. Leonards Bathing Pool, a lido built in the 1930s by Sydney Little, "the Concrete King".
This film shows scenes of Hurstpierpoint school boys in a swimming pool, followed by a series of shots showing St. John's College buildings. The film finishes with a set of titles for a football match but does not show the match.
|Date||1952 - 1956||ID||10890|
A compilation of black and white scenes of boys from Eastbourne College, participating in a series of sporting and national service training as cadets in Eastbourne town centre, at the Meads sports fields and on the Cuckmere River in the Seven Sisters Country Park.
[Yardley Gobion Boys Home]
An amateur colour film with intertitles of the boys at Fegans Yardley House Home for Little Boys in Northamptonshire.
[Chief Scout Visit to Chailey]
|Date||25 March 1954||ID||9952|
A film that features Chief Scout, Lord Rowallan visiting Chailey Heritage School meeting the Chailey School Scouts and Guides. Lord Rowallan tours the school buildings, visiting outdoor beds, the 'Kinnaird Speech Room' and watches an opening ceremony for a Cub Scout and Guide hut at the Chailey Windmill within the grounds. The film closes with Lord Rowallan talking to a group of young Cubs about a neckerchief woggle.
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