MARY'S GARDEN

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Education
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Animation
  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Amateur Film Festival (SAFF)
  • Scottish Educational Film Association (SEFA)

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: MARY'S GARDEN

Reference number: 2772

Date: 1947*

Production company: SEFA (Glasgow Group)

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 3.16 mins

Description: An animated film illustrating the nursery rhyme to help young children read out loud.

Film awarded a principal prize by Michael Powell in the 1948 Scottish Amateur Film Festival.

Shotlist: Credits (0.32) Here is the sto-ry in rhyme. SAY IT. Mar-y, Mar-y, quite con-trar-ry how does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockle shells and pretty maids all in a row [animation illustrating nursey rhyme] (3.08) ecs (3.16)