• Short Summary

    A grim London housing estate is livened up with an imaginative adventure playground.

  • Description

    Camden, London.

    L/S of a modern council estate. Low angled shot of a high rise tower block. Panning M/S of children on a wooden climbing frame, part of an inner city adventure playground project - 'The Cumberland Community Play Centre'. M/S of a little girl coming down a slide. Various shots of little boys building a tower from giant wooden blocks. M/S of a row of huts, inside a little girl shows a painting she has done to her friend.

    Various shots of children queuing up to receive numbered token from a boy behind a counter, the tokens allow the children to hire a bike - another little boy is seen distributing them. M/S of children in pedal cars stopping at a model garage, complete with model petrol pumps. Various C/Us of an older boy 'fixing' the engines in the smaller boys' pedal cars. Various shots of children cycling and peddling cars around a model road course with Belisha beacons, traffic lights and a zebra crossing - look like great fun! High angled shot of the adventure playground nestling in the centre of a council estate.

    Notes: cuts exist - please refer to separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    345.07
    Media URN:
    3898
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:14:00 / 01:53:54:00
    Canister:
    CP 570

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