PLAY CENTRES

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Education
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Promotional

People/organisations:

  • Glasgow Corporation

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: PLAY CENTRES

Reference number: 0477

Date: 1949c

Sponsor: Glasgow Corporation Education Committee Youth Service

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5 mins

Description: Recreational pursuits enjoyed by children at youth centres and summer camps for secondary school children.

Shotlist: Credits (.16); Play centres provide to children aged 11 to 14 years facilities for "creation" and "Recreation". Shots of children in playground of play centre (.37); Boys in class engaged in fret work. Shots of fret saws, both hand and treadle, making a model of a steam engine, etc. (1.15); Girls in class playing games, crochet, sewing, applique, general crafts (2.12); Cookery class. Shots of old range and gridle. Boys and girls in class (3.20); Singing class (3.43); Scottish country dancing in gym (4.30); Summer days. Shots of tents, boys getting up and washing in camp, sawing up firewood, preparing meals, eating and washing up. Blindfold boxing, a wheelbarrow race, leapfrog (5.35)