THREE MUST GET THERE'S, the / PARK SCHOOL / ELSPETH AND JOHN : Making a Lino Block

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Places:

  • Ayrshire

Subjects:

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

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Amateur Film Festival (SAFF)

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: THREE MUST GET THERE'S, the / PARK SCHOOL / ELSPETH AND JOHN : Making a Lino Block

Reference number: 8954

Date: 1940s-1950s

Sponsor: Ayrshire Education Committee

Production company: Ayrshire County Council

Sound: silent

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 50.19 mins

Description: A compilation VHS tape of educational film. Contains THE THREE MUST GET THERE'S - a prize-winning film at the 1949 Scottish Amateur Film Festival, showing three young boys on bicycles coping with traffic. [see ref. 1685]; PARK SCHOOL - promoting the education available to children with special needs at Park School in Kilmarnock and Elspeth and John: MAKING A LINO BLOCK - a step by step guide to making a lino block.

See also refs. 8962 and 1685 for related films.

Credits: THREE MUST GET THERE'S
[filmed by W. Nimmo SAAC member, Ayr]

PARK SCHOOL
filmed by & ph. Samuel Miller

Shotlist: [Shotlisted from .avi file using VLC Player]

THE THREE MUST GET THERES. the time -summer. The place - anywhere. The cyclists - Gavin, Willie, John. Boys getting ready and on their bikes. cycling along road. STOP. Over the hill - out of sight come on lads - lets do it right. Boys pushing bikes up hill. STOP. Cutting a corner may mean a fright come on lads let's do it right. Cycling close to the verge. STOP. To borrow a lorry is impolite come on lads lets do it right. Cycling on road. STOP. Cat's eyes are fine and bright come on lads lets do it right. Travelling along road. cars passing. STOP. For all he sees it might be night com on lads let's do it right. Passing parked car. boys arrive at beach. go swimming in sea. The end. (18.12) ocs (18.30) PARK SCHOOL (8.37) ocs (8.44) The main purpose of the scho[ol is] to teach the children tho[se t]hings which they are going t[o] use in after life. [some text cropped] (9.02) pan school (9.16) Normal class work is carried out but a simplified curriculum is used. [oof] (9.25) c/u page exercise book, tilt up to black board; gv's children working (10.46) [In] addition to ordinary primary work, domestic science is taught. (10.52) close shots girls working with a sewing machine, cutting out scones for baking, using a knitting machine, ironing (13.00) ls boy hoeing (13.09) Gardening (13.13) gv's boys hoeing and weeding drills of seedlings, mowing grass (14.15) c/u boy hammering nail (14.18) Woodwork (14.21) gv's boys sanding completed projects: small tables, a cabinet, step ladder (15.09) c/u hands adjusting basket (15.15) Handicraft including rug-making and weaving (15.22) gv's finished and incomplete basketwork trays; rug-making (16.51) gv's silver polishing, embroidery (17.52) black (17.58) c/u working with metal? (18.20) [Fo]od is cooked on the premises in the school kitchen - (18.27) gv's same (19.09) And the mid-day meal, gives an opportunity to learn table manners and etiquette. (19.16) pan children bend heads in prayer; c/u food is served and collected at hatch (19.51) c/u girl carefully cuts potato; c/u hand picks up pudding with custard; c/u girl eating pudding (20.23) The Physiotherapist visits the school two mornings per week- (20.32) gv's same (21.55) -Swimming instruction is given - (21.59) teacher supports girls as they practice movements; gv's children demonstrate diving, swimming breadths and lengths of the pool (23.52) And Physical Education has prominent part in the lessons. (24.00) gv's children stretch and jump, perform forward rolls, pull their body weight along a bench (24.53) An exhibition of work is held at the end of the session, when parents and friends have an opportunity of viewing, not only practical subjects but also every-day school work. (25.16) camera pans over table set for tea, embroidery, finished articles of clothing, flower arrangement; c/u cake decorated with a paper band, biscuits; c/u note "All food prepared in cookery class. Cloth and napkins made by girls" (26.37) Transport is provided to and from school, and the day ends at 3 o'clock. (26.49) gv's children run out to buses (27.44) MAKING A LINO BLOCK [see shotlist at ref. {8962} for content](50.19)