LOOKING AT PLAYGROUPS

This video is not available to view remotely

Full length video - onsite only

This film is in copyright

This film is protected by copyright and is provided for personal, private viewing only. Please use the Hire, buy or ask a question button to ask about obtaining a copy of this film or a licence to use it, or to ask about its copyright status.

Find similar films

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Ogam Films / Oscar Marzaroli

Decade:

  • 1970s

Related films

GLASGOW 1980
1971 | col | sound
INVERGORDON SMELTER, the
1972 | col | sound
TAYSIDE
1974 | col | sound
PRIDE OF ISLANDS, a
1973 | col | sound
STILL LIFE WITH HONESTY
1970 | col | sound

Related biographies

Please read Understanding catalogue records for help interpreting this information and Using footage for more information about accessing this film.

Overall rating:

Title: LOOKING AT PLAYGROUPS

Reference number: 2929

Date: 1971c

Director: [d. Oscar Marzaroli]

Sponsor: [ The Social Work Services Group of the Scottish Education Department in collaboration with the Glasgow Branch of the Pre-School Playgroups Association, the Scottish Pre- School Playgroups Association and the Church of Scotland Home Board]

Production company: Ogam Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 30.12 mins

Description: Overview of the activities children can enjoy at playgroups in Glasgow with off camera voiceovers discussing how children play, fund raising etc. Mention is made of how this is important as many mothers and children live in high rise tower blocks.

Credits: [Comments from
Miss S. Ross, Infant Mistress Hillhead School Kirkintilloch
Professor J. H. Hutchison, Professor of Child Health, University of Glasgow
Mr J.O. Johnston, Director of Social Work, Glasgow
ecs -
We thank the staff, mothers and children of the Scottish Playgroups featured in this film for their co-operation and patience.
ph. Martin Singleton
sd. Duncan Fraser
ed. William Forsyth
Further information about Playgroups may be had from
The Scottish Pre-School Playgroups Association
304 Maryhill Road
Glasgow N.W.
or
Pre-School Playgroups Association
87a Borough High Street
LONDON S.E.1.]

Shotlist: Credits, over stills of children playing outside (0.45) high rise flats, woman walking with child past Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Shots of parents walking with pre-school children through various areas of Glasgow towards playgroup. Intercut with stills of other children playing in street (3.40) mothers and children arriving at playgroup. Gvs children at playgroup and activities, painting, playing doctors, with water and bubbles etc (10.28) fund raising stage show (12.50) children cuddling guinea pig outside (13.56) children on climbing frame, playing with mouse (16.0o) inside playgroup, boys on rocker, children painting, playing musical instruments , rolling dough (19.07) children washing hands (19.30) 4 year olds birthday party, with cake (20.10) children washing and drying toy dishes, boys in sandpit, painting (23.06) boy painting cigarette packet children painting cardboard tubes, toy ladder and various toys (27.15) nursery nurse reading 'Flannelfeet' book to boy, gvs children playing. Children tidying up (28.58) ecs (30.12)