MARY GETS READY FOR SCHOOL

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Subjects:

  • Education
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • DALRYMPLE, J. Blake
  • Elder Dalrymple Productions / Elder Films
  • ELDER, John C
  • Scottish Educational Film Association (SEFA)

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: MARY GETS READY FOR SCHOOL

Reference number: 2771

Date: 1951*

Sponsor: SEFA, Scottish Film Council

Production company: Elder Film Productions Ltd., Glasgow

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.49 mins

Description: A small girl gets ready for school; the story carefully points out the importance of hygiene and diet in her routine.

Credits: A J.P.C. Production
Supervised by the Infants Panel Scotland 1950

Shotlist: [shotlist retimed from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

title (0.07) a girl is woken up by her mother; she washes and dresses herself in her school uniform (2.45) she brushes her hair; her mother ties a ribbon in it (3.28) she has a breakfast of porridge and milk, and a piece of buttered toast with marmalade (5.57) she puts on her shoes, school bonnet, raincoat and satchel (7.06) she cleans her teeth (7.40) she leaves the house for school (8.05) ecs (9.28)