HANDICAPPED BUT HAPPY

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Institutional care

Genres:

  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • RUSSELL, Stanley Livingstone

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: HANDICAPPED BUT HAPPY

Reference number: 1579

Date: 1962c

Director: d. Stanley Russell

Sponsor: SSPMH

Production company: Thames and Clyde Film Co.

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 23.28 mins

Description: Film illustrates how young people with intellectual disabilities can enjoy activities such as painting, cooking, ironing and sewing at Laurieston House, Glasgow.

See also ref. 1575

Credits: [ph. Stanley Russell]

Shotlist: No credits. General views of children with disabilities dancing in a small hall (1.04); - Blank - (1.14); Head and shoulders shot of unidentified man talking about children with disabilities (2.42); Exterior of houses (2.46); General views of children playing in their houses (4.18); General views of children being uplifted by ambulance and arriving at Laurieston House Carlton Place, Glasgow (5.51); General views of children playing and eating in Laurieston House (11.08); General views of children dancing (12.22); Shots of girls painting, cooking, ironing and sewing (14.06); Boys weaving and building furniture (15.07); Men and women making tie-on labels (17.26); Shot of an ambulance picking up a girl and driving to a large house in the countryside (18.41); General views of children playing in the garden and in the house itself (20.21); Shot of a young girl being put to bed (21.43); Head and shoulders shot of unidentified man talking about people with disabilities (23.28)