• Short Summary

    An inventor helps blind children learn geography through a series of Braille maps and models. Brisbane, Australia.

  • Description

    No title - GEOGRAPHY FOR THE BLIND.

    Brisbane, Australia.

    C/U of a globe in Braille, it is tilted to show different countries. M/S of a flat map of the world. M/S as the inventor shows how an alphabet stick helps locate various places through grid references. M/S of the Braille names on the index. M/S of a blind girl feeling her way from Australia to England via the raised routes on the map. Various shots as she feels her way around the world. M/S of tumbling relief map of Brisbane, two girls feel their way around using another alphabet stick to locate various areas, it also gives them a sense of size perspective. M/S as one girl feels a model of Tower Bridge in London and opens the central part.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1270.16
    Media URN:
    42579
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:43:00 / 01:29:22:00
    Canister:
    NSP 156

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