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Eastbourne: Sun trap of the South
A publicity film for the seaside resort of Eastbourne.
This amateur fictional film is based on the events surrounding the Viking and Norman invasions of Britain in 1066. School children from three primary schools re-enact the Battle of Stamford Bridge and the Battle of Hastings as part of a combined school project to mark the anniversary of the event.
[School boys camp near Dover]
A compilation of scenes that includes a School boys camp near Dover and a visit Dover Castle, Rye, Hastings and Ganymede Model Village.
Dennis on Display
"Dennis Fire Engines are put through their paces after being handed over to the Johannesburg Fire Department." This film contains images of four new F Type Fire Engines at the depot of the Johannesburg Fire Department where they are inspected before firemen give a hose demonstration. The fire engines are also filmed driving in convoy outside the city.
Looking on Darkness
This colour documentary film explores the lives of blind children in Malawi and how new schemes help to provide open primary education for both blind and sighted children in the same classroom. The film also explores village life from the perspectives of blind and sighted children and follows a group of teachers as they undergo training to learn the techniques needed to teach in the open school environment. The film has opening and closing titles, music and credits.
Two Way Ticket
A promotional film commissioned by the The Pestalozzi Children’s Village Trust. Scenes of children at the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe are accompanied by a narrative about the work of the trust, its history and future work. The key message of the film is that Pestalozzi children are on a "two-way ticket [to] new hope and a brighter future".
[BBC News Programme] Biafra
A BBC news piece about refugees from Biafra, escaping civil war in Nigeria (1967-1970), and the support they receive in the UK.
They Built It Themselves
|Date||1969 - 1972||ID||5769|
A promotional film about the work of the Pestalozzi Children's Village, Sedlescombe. Richard Baker introduces the film with the aim of raising funds for, and awareness of, Pestalozzi. The children are filmed helping to construct a new national house to accommodate new arrivals at the village. At the end of the film Richard Baker makes an appeal for donations.
Ar Grwydyr yng Nghymru [Life at Hendre Hall]
Scenes from Ockenden Venture home Hendre Hall. Children return from school, play and sew, eat a meal together and go to bed.
Ever yours - Saving Our Teeth in This Modern World
A publicity film demonstrating the importance of looking after your teeth, showing the best ways to keep teeth clean, the right food to eat and illustrating a visit to the dentist.
[Pestalozzi Anniversary Service]
|Date||11 January 1970||ID||5777|
A short silent film featuring scenes from a Pestalozzi anniversary service at the Pestalozzi village, Sedlescombe. A portrait and statuette of Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi is displayed on the stage as the children, dressed in varying national costumes, sing together.
Down Your Way: Pestalozzi Conversation
|Date||[ca. early 1970s]||ID||8102|
An excerpt from an edition of BBC radio 'Down Your Way'. The presenter visits the Pestalozzi Children's village at Sedlescombe where he interviews Errol Christie about Pestalozzi and the differences between the British and Swiss villages. The presenter also interviews students from the village about their experiences and the guests pick a song which is played in between the interviews.
This colour documentary film explores the work of the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind in Jarigawan, India setting up eye-camps to prevent and cure different types of eye disease that causes blindness. This film includes footage of examination and treatment of patients, as well as a surgical procedure to remove cataracts. The film has opening and closing titles with full production credits and a voiceover throughout.
[School Project: Boats]
Form 1 boys at Burwood Park School for the Deaf in Walton-on-Thames design, build and test boats on the lake they have built from balsa wood in 1971. Much of the film is constituted of close-up footage of the boys' hands as they work through each stage of the project.
[Oceanography Course in Corsica]
Pupils from Astor Secondary School in Dover go on an educational holiday to Corsica, studying the landscape, the ocean, and the flora and fauna.
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