• Short Summary

    Children at school in Bletchley make papier mache puppets and put on a play with them.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Model education.

    Children make puppets and put on a play. Bletchley, Buckinghamshire.

    C/U boy's hands sorting through bits of paper, pan across to girl mixing papier mache in a big bucket, she adds more scraps. M/S boys and girls pounding paper in jars. M/S as the paper is kneaded and paste powder mixed in. M/S as spoonfuls of size are added to the mixture. Various shots as the papier mache is moulded into faces on top of bottles, then put in oven to bake. M/S as the children mix paint, a boy paints his model, camera pans to others doing same. M/S's as hair is added, and scenery made for the play. M/S of puppets, young boy puts on a show. M/S of the children watching the puppets they created. C/U puppeteer, M/S as curtains close.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1388.22
    Media URN:
    45386
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:50:00 / 01:49:20:00
    Canister:
    NP 77

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