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Surrey Pentacross, 1966
The Merton & Morden Youth Cine Club record teenage boys and girls competing in a range of sporting activities during the 1966 Surrey County Youth Pentacross. The Pentacross was designed to test skills, knowledge and endurance in the fields of car driving, motorcycling, orienteering, camping, country running, road-walking, sailing and canoeing.
The YMCA at Wimbledon features in this short silent film created by BBC TV [?]. Residents are filmed eating a meal and taking part in various activities such as chess and basketball.
[Mayor of Chichester]
|Date||1967 - 1968||ID||3171|
Chichester mayoral engagements are recorded in this amateur film. The Mayor of Chichester, Bob Stephens, attends numerous civic events in the town including church services, parades and school sports days. Most notably, the film captures the tenth anniversary of the twinning with Chartres and the giving of the Freedom of the City to Royal Air Force Tangmere.
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".
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.
[Outdoor Worship at St. Cuthman's in Whitehawk]
This amateur film features an open air worship service organised by St. Cuthman's Church in Whitehawk, Brighton. The congregation sing modern worship songs, accompanied by people playing guitars. The priest gives a children's talk before they parade back to the church. The film also shows an adult being baptised by full immersion.
[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.
[Rushes and News Items: Classes and Leisure; New Home for Pestalozzi Village; London Line Programme; TWIB Programme]
|Date||[1970 - 1972]||ID||5782|
A compilation of films about the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe, East Sussex. These films include news items from television programmes London Line and This Week in Britain. Each item features scenes from life at the village and some include interviews with Pestalozzi staff.
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.
[New Roof Construction: They Built it Themselves]
Children at the Pestalozzi Village Sedlescombe cut up asbestos sheeting and place on rafters to form the roof for the new national house. The children prepare the roof for waterproofing. These scenes have been subsequently edited and form part of "They Built It Themselves".
[Treffpunkt; Pestalozzi School]
|Date||11 November 1972||ID||5781|
A compilation of silent scenes featuring the daily activities of the children at the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe. The children perform native dances, build a bonfire, help with construction work and take part in classroom activities.
BBC Radio Brighton: Christmas at Pestalozzi
|Date||18 December, 1972||ID||8103|
A BBC Radio Brighton edition of 'Sussex Scene' from 1972. The presenter, James Parr, visits the village to explore how the Pestalozzi children celebrate Christmas at the village.
Dalai Lama visit to Pestalozzi
A compilation of films featuring life at the Pestalozzi Village at Sedlescombe. His Holiness The Dalai Lama arrives at the village and is greeted by a large reception. He watches on as children perform various national dances. The film concludes with an Arab dance. The film is intersected by scenes from a foreign documentary (?).
Our World: Woodcraft Folk
Please note: this film contains language which is racially offensive. We have left the film in its original state to ensure historical accuracy. This semi-fictional film from 1975 presents the work of the Woodcraft Folk, "an educational movement for children and young people [which] aims to develop self-confidence and activity in society...building a world based on equality, friendship, peace and co-operation."
Let’s Go Out
A Thames Television production aimed at children encouraging them to go and explore the place in which they live. The programme features the Pestalozzi village at Sedlescombe. The Warden Mr Gale is interviewed about the work of the Pestalozzi Children's Village Trust which aims to foster a spirit of internationalism and service. Many of the children recall their own experiences of life at the village and the Headmaster of Claverham Community College speaks about their integration into the school.
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