Childrens Hospital The Road To Happiness
Year: 1929
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: girl
Keywords: Pathe
Description: Scenes from paediatric orthopaedic hospital with fresh air & sunshine treatment. London.
Opens with footage of nearly naked children playing in a pasture; picking flowers. They wear only black triangles over their groins; various plaster casts; & sunhats! (In fact they never wear any more throughout the story). MS girl c. age 3 with leg in cast sitting on ground holding bunch of flowers. CU as some of the children pose with bouquets. Children cross pasture with their flowers; walking with difficulty; a nurse walks with them carrying the smallest girl. Children coming back through gates of hospital. Pan on exterior part of hospital. MS pan with small girl carrying plate across room; turns & smiles. MS child eating at table on patio. CU same. CU as girl sits on bed; eating. MS nurse spoon feeds sick girl lying flat on bed. Pan on girls eating at table. Wide shot patio: 2 children at table; others sit on very low chairs; nurse walks across. CU children in beds on patio under tree. Nurses walk on patio; past beds tucked under eaves. Wide shot section with greenhouse roof; no wall in front many beds inside; children play catch outside. MS prepubescent girl on bed; reading; with doll. LS she & another girl play catch from their beds. MS 2 children asleep in their beds. CU happy baby in pram. Doctors & nurses taking cast off child's upper body. CU putting cast on leg.
Van from Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital pulls up at building on city street. Driver opens back doors. Some more nearly nude children walk towards camera into building as people in street stare. 2 men carry in an older girl on stretcher. Next a man enters carrying girl (she is wearing a dress). Shot of waiting room with high ceiling; many people sit. Nurses examine several different patients in one largish room. MS girl c. age 12 in street clothes sits while nurse does test on girl's arm. 2 men (doctor; intern; ?) pick up girl from bed & put her in big metal brace contraption. Children wading in water at seashore. CU 2 toddlers on beach playing in sand with buckets & shovels. No one in these shots has braces; casts; etc. Then back to hospital. The 2 men lift girl from couch & stand her on the floor supporting her. She wears braces to the hips; which are connected to a sort of corset around her torso. She walks stiffly while holding doctor's hand. Nurse & a few other children sit at left. Title - 'Appeal Secretary Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, 234 Great Portland Street, London'.
Video Added: 24.07.2020

'Childrens Hospital The Road To Happiness'

Summer School
Year: 1939
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: bathing, girl, summer camp
Keywords: Pathe
Description: Aka Children's Holiday Camp
Video Added: 22.07.2020

'Summer School'

Roarsgård
Year: 1949
Country: Denmark
Section: chronicle
Tags: bathing, girl, summer camp, swimming
Description: The summer of 1949 in Roarsgård, the camp of Roskilde Municipality, near Sejrøbugten.
Video Added: 20.07.2020

'Roarsgård'

Bleekneusjes Aansterken aan zee
Year: 1950
Country: Netherlands
Section: chronicle
Tags: boy, girl, summer camp, swimming
Description: City children in summer camp.
Video Added: 16.07.2020

'Bleekneusjes Aansterken aan zee'

Bus House
Year: 1949
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: bathing, boy
Keywords: Pathe
Description: Bus converted into a house at Bentham near Lancaster, Lancashire.
M/S of the converted double-decker bus. Various shots, the Layton family walking from the lower deck up to the upper deck. We see Mrs. Layton undressing children, putting them into bath. M/S of engineer, Paul Layton/ starting up generator, pan down to generator working. M/S Layton children clambering into bunk beds. M/S Mrs. Layton in kitchen. M/S Mr. Layton arriving home: he relaxes in a chair, settles down to tea. Mrs. Layton joins him and does her embroidery.
Video Added: 14.07.2020

'Bus House'

1934 Camp Kids and The WPA
Year: 1934
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: boy, girl, summer camp, swimming
Description: Totem pole gateway has overhead sign reading Camp Fairchance; Bugler on platform blows reveille boys wake up in camp dormitory. Young girls eating a meal in camp. Girls sitting outside on camp grounds doing needlework. Children swimming in camp lake. Camp counselor leads children down camp road. Bugler on platform. American flag is lowered down flagpole camp girls salute.
Video Added: 10.07.2020

'1934 Camp Kids and The WPA'

Skolerne på Lolland-Falster
Year: 1950
Country: Denmark
Section: chronicle
Tags: boy, girl
Keywords: physical education
Description: Admissions from different schools at Lolland-Falster. Pictures of play in the school yard. Teaching crafts, needlework, housekeeping, music and gymnastics with jumping abdomen in slow motion. Round ball in the school yard and other games. Ice skating on frozen lake. Boy gymnastics in the hall with rope exercises in slow motion. Girls jump over wooden plinth etc. From 1950s.
Video Added: 01.07.2020

'Skolerne på Lolland-Falster'

Skolekolonien Corselitze 1949 - Byen i Byen
Year: 1949
Country: Denmark
Section: chronicle
Tags: bathing, boy, summer camp
Description: From Frederiksberg archive.
Video Added: 29.06.2020

'Skolekolonien Corselitze 1949 - Byen i Byen'

Sun Children Of Today at Bedales School
Year: 1931
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: boy, girl
Keywords: Pathe
Description: Parents and children spend holiday at Bedales School with minimum clothes.
Video Added: 27.06.2020

'Sun Children Of Today at Bedales School'


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