SCHOOL MASTER, the

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Places:

  • Perth and Perthshire

Subjects:

  • Education
  • Food and drink
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: SCHOOL MASTER, the

Reference number: 1672

Date: 1953

Production company: Anglo Scottish Pictures

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 18.47 mins

Description: The daily life of a school master including woodwork class, giving a film show, on a field trip and at a council meeting.

Shot in Crieff primary school. The schoolmaster is played by Walter Carr (of Para Handy fame).

Credits: [comm. Gordon Jackson]
[schoolmaster played by Walter Carr]

Shotlist: Credits (.25); General views of the school master leaving his house and cycling to work (1.22); Shots of school car picking up children from remote houses and cottages (2.13); General shots of children walking through town (possibly Crieff) and arriving at school (4.00); General views of the classroom during lessons (6.09); Interior and exterior shots of the school (6.38); General views inside the technical department as boys are taught woodwork (7.10); Shots of the teacher giving pupils a film show (7.59); Shots of pupils and staff in school dining hall (9.10); General views of field trip to local farm (9.55); Shots of pupil teacher meeting (11.16); Shots of PE class and medical examination of pupils (12.23); Shots of a council meeting (13.23); Shots of school football match and teachers playing badminton (14.13); Shots of pupils setting end of term exams (15.18); Shots of preparations for party and of the party itself (18.47)