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  • Description

    Location: Zeeland, Northern Brabant, Holland / Netherlands

    Story about an experimental prison in Holland

    VS. Exterior of the modern prison. LS. Of the prisoners and also big CU of everything but their faces so they are unrecognisable. They do physical recreation in the grounds (running and shot put) and also gym work in the modern gymnasium.

    VS. The prison van taking some of the men on a work party to the forests. VS. On the forest the prisoners start to fell small trees

    VS. In the prison classroom the men being spoken to. The prison is called 'The Corridor' and is for those aged between 18 and 22.

    VS. The boys getting ready for bed, the doors are locked with just one ordinary key and the lights are put out. (FG.)

    Note: The prison is geared towards preparing the prisoners for returning to society and is known for its non-draconian approach. The prison is more like a school than a traditional prison.

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    British Pathé
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    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:24:00
    UN 4274 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 4274 C
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    Borstal 1970s Prisons
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