Malnutrition In Children In London, 1930s - Film 98106
Year: 1930
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: boy, girl, medical check
Description: London County Council's Special Nutrition Centre. Children and their mothers seated in a waiting room, a nurse standing at R; a woman enters with a boy, through the door facing us; panning round room; on the back of the door is a sight-test card.
Seated woman in white coat goes over notes with mother and daughter. Two women in white coats, seated separately; a mother with a baby in her arms attends as a young girl, naked to the waist, has her lungs/breathing listened to. Close-up of the girl and the stethoscope. The group of four, as the doctor turns the girl towards us; her chest looks a bit malformed - rickets? Close-up of the girl, shoulders-up, looking round and smiling. In a room with a dark glazed-brick dado, two topless boys stand by as another in shorts and braces walks in from R, past a doctor, to a strength meter, round which he walks. Close-up of the boy as he mounts the device and pulls on the handles of the meter. A seated boy has his right ear lob pricked by a doctor, while another holds his head still; then she bends down with a mouth pipette on a rubber tube, to take the blood sample.
Video Added: 03.06.2022

'Malnutrition In Children In London, 1930s - Film 98106'

Sir William Treloar Reel 2 (1907-1910)
Year: 1910
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: boy, girl, medical check, summer camp
Keywords: Pathe
Description: Sir William Purdie Treloar (Lord Mayor of London 1906) founded a hospital in the country for crippled children. The hospital was opened in 1907 in Alton, Hampshire.
Video Added: 01.10.2021

'Sir William Treloar Reel 2 (1907-1910)'

Sir William Treloar Reel 1 (1907-1910)
Year: 1910
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: boy, girl, sunbathing, swimming
Keywords: Pathe
Description: Sir William Purdie Treloar (Lord Mayor of London 1906) founded a hospital in the country for crippled children. The hospital was opened in 1907 in Alton, Hampshire.
Video Added: 24.09.2021

'Sir William Treloar Reel 1 (1907-1910)'

Italian Summer (1948)
Year: 1948
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: boy, girl, swimming
Keywords: Pathe
Video Added: 13.08.2021

'Italian Summer (1948)'

Stannington Sanatorium Reel 2 (1920-1930)
Year: 1930
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: boy, girl, medical check
Keywords: Pathe
Description: A child is examined by a doctor and sees the results of her xray's. A young girl at home coughing. She puts her tissue on the fire. Cattle in pens and cows being milked by machine. CU milk bottles with labels reading 'Tuburculum Tested'. A nurse pours milk in the the children's mugs. CU a young girl drinking and smiling. The hospital kitchens: The bread slicer (3 loaves at a time). Preparing chicken, apples and milk dishes. Christmas puddings and a huge joint of meat put into a steam oven. CU large dishes of vegetables are stacked into industrial ovens. GV the dining room. Nurses serving, children eating. Pan along the building exteriors. Inside a classroom. Inside the music room, the children play tambourines and triangles. Recreational activities on the hospital ward and in playrooms. Children wave to camera as they leave in the ambulance. A boy arrives back at home and is greeted by his mother.
Video Added: 06.08.2021

'Stannington Sanatorium Reel 2 (1920-1930)'

Stannington Sanatorium Reel 1 (1920-1930)
Year: 1930
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: girl, medical check
Keywords: Pathe
Description: Aerial view the Sanatorium and farm. MS Buildings. MS A row of girls in bed playing with dolls. Various shots of nurses and the nurses home. The Sanatorium ambulance bringing new arrivals. Children are shown undergoing various medical procedures (all with a smile!): Throat swabs, injections, x-ray's, medical examinations. Various scenes on the hospital wards. (The rooms are bright and the children all appear happy). The children show their various limb supports and walk on crutches. Detailed shots of a plaster cast being applied to a child's leg. The children have artificial light treatment.
Video Added: 30.07.2021

'Stannington Sanatorium Reel 1 (1920-1930)'

Girl Guides and Boy Scouts, 1940s
Year: 1945
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: boy, girl, summer camp
Keywords: scouting
Description: Amateur home movie film made in the summer of 1945 or later, featuring young Brownies, Girl Guides and Scouts playing in the grounds of a stately home in Britain 1940's. /Huntley archives, film 1739/
Video Added: 20.07.2021

'Girl Guides and Boy Scouts, 1940s'

Camp Schools
Year: 1950
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: bathing, boy, girl, swimming
Description: This video made by the Government after the war, introduces the term Camp Schools and includes scenes from a number schools including Sheephatch School Tilford Surrey.
Video Added: 10.10.2020

'Camp Schools'

The Heat Wave (1914-1918)
Year: 1914
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: bathing, boy
Keywords: Pathe
Description: London children solve the problem of how to keep cool.
Video Added: 06.09.2020

'The Heat Wave (1914-1918)'

Happy Schooldays
Year: 1932
Country: United Kingdom
Section: chronicle
Tags: boy, girl, sunbathing
Keywords: Pathe
Description: "Here's a French babies' school, where they believe in the open-air treatment." L/S of large group of children sitting in the open air. "A good start - a drink for thirsty little ones." C/U of woman pouring liquid from a bottle into little metal cups held by the children. C/U of a group of five children - they all wear the same romper suits and hats.
"Lessons for the puzzled ones..." High angle of group of children at a table. L/S of children sitting at tables, little girl walks around giving out pencils. C/U of boy drawing or practising his writing. C/U of boy with head in his hands. "Diversions of all sorts to build up little bodies..." L/S of children doing ring-a-ring-a-roses holding hands. They put their hands in the air and clap them. Cute shot of the kids lying on their backs and kicking their legs in the air - some kind of keep fit exercise. The children then do "wheelbarrows" - propelling each other around the garden.
M/S of the children sitting in three lines hanging onto each others ankles and rowing (like the "Oops Upside Your Head" dance so popular in the early 1980s!) C/U of a naked girl having her chest measured. The nurse or teacher is telling the girl to take deep breaths. C/U of two little rascals. L/S of two women watching over the children as they all lie on the ground for a snooze. "And, of course, a rest, well-earned - whether on the ground..." Cute shot of some of the kids dozing. "...or the regular siesta." M/S of some of the other children sleeping on canvas beds. C/U of one child asleep. C/U of another child, lying on its tummy with its bum in the air! Cute.
Video Added: 23.08.2020

'Happy Schooldays'


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