• Short Summary

    Good item on a school for the blind at Worcester near Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Description

    Blind school.

    Worcester, near Cape Town, South Africa.

    L/S of a school for the blind, children file out. M/S of them inside learning through touch with such things as building blocks, wooden shapes and dough like substances. Good shots of children reading with Braille. Older girls learn to touch type and boys learn geography through relief maps. Various shots of boys and girls doing physical training. Boys do exercises on benches and girls do League of Health movements and graceful dancing poses. Various shots of older boys doing different jumps over vaulting horse.

    Cataloguer's note: this is a very good item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1548.25
    Media URN:
    49697
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:33:00 / 01:48:09:00
    Canister:
    NSP 329

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