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Opening of Venture House
Venture House, an Ockenden Venture home for refugee children founded by Joyce Pearce, is opened by the Dean of Windsor. Included are scenes of the children during recreational activitiee.
Electricity in your Garden
A film made for the British Electrical Development Association in 1956, advocating the use of electricity to heat soil and air for propagators and beds in your vegetable garden, and electric tools to make working in your garden easier and more efficient. Roy Hay talks the viewer through the development of his year long gardening project at Hurtmore Farmhouse in Compton, Surrey, aided greatly by the use of electricity.
[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.
A Short animated cinema advertisement for Shippam's meat and fish pastes, where the ingredients march as if in a military style tattoo, accompanied by a song.
|Date||3 July 1958||ID||1643|
A professional record of the ninth Lambeth Conference, an assembly of Anglican Bishops at Lambeth Palace in London.
[Pathé News Ockenden Venture] Suffer the Little Children
|Date||25 December 1958||ID||7054|
A film profiling Ockenden Venture and its founder Joyce Pearce at Christmas 1958.
[London Office; Methodist Central Hall Westminster]
An amateur film with intertitles on the work of the staff in the London head office of Fegan's Children Homes in Millbank followed by scenes showing highlights of staged entertainment acts at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster.
|Date||13 September 1959||ID||3095|
Colour amateur footage of the Quebec Day celebrations at the Roussillon Barracks of the Royal Sussex Regiment in Chichester. The event included a 200th anniversary historical re-enactment of the Quebec Battle, and a display by the Regiment's marching band.
World Refugee Year [Refugee Appeal; Duke of Edinburgh]
H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh appeals to British citizens to donate in aid of refugees as part of World Refugee Year (1959-1960).
No Man is an Island [World Refugee Year]
The lives of refugees in unofficial DP camps and TB sanitariums before and after charitable donations and social work, produced in World Refugee Year (1959-1960).
Christmas in the Refugee Camps; The Universal Uncle [History of Writing?]
Scenes at three refugee camps in Germany, where a visitor dressed as Father Christmas hands out gifts to the children and their parents during World Refugee Year (1959-1960). Included are views of the camps and inhabitants and a settlement under construction.
Universal Uncle no. 6 [Refugee Camps] [History of Writing?]
|Date||[1959 - 1960?]||ID||7059|
A reporter from Southern Television follows Peter Woodeye on a trip through refugee camps in Germany from Jersey to Lyubech. Included is footage of refugees and their housing, existing and under construction, in World Refugee Year (1959-1960).
The Lonely Ones
A documentary following the lives of young refugees in Europe, the Middle East and Hong Kong produced during World Refugee Year (1959-1960) by Associated Television Ltd. Narrative commentary is provided by a young girl, thankful for international aid and kindness.
BBC Home Service: Return to Pestalozzi
|Date||15 October 1959||ID||8101|
A radio programme, broadcast as part of the BBC's Home Service during 1959. The correspondent, Edward Ward returns to the International Pestalozzi Children's Village at Trogen in Switzerland to examine how it has developed since his last visit. The correspondent also talks to Dr Alexander about the development of the new British Pestalozzi Children's Village.
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