• Short Summary

    Dutch children collect old newspapers to pay for guide dogs for the blind.

  • Description

    Amsterdam, Holland (Netherlands).

    SV. Group of children huddled over pile of newspapers they have collected and are putting them on pram. CU. Pile of papers being carried by youngster. CU. Two piles of newspapers being carried by youngster. CU. Youngster carrying pile of papers on his head. SV. Towards, youngsters coming into school carrying piles of newspapers. CU. As they load the newspapers and tie them onto pram. SV. School doorway as the youngsters appear. They start to wheel out pram loaded with newspaper to rag-and-bone merchant. SV. Pile of papers in rag shop, man puts another pile on top. CU. Youngsters hand receiving payment for the papers. CU. Young boy accepting money and walking away. SV. Piles of newspapers as more newspapers appear on pile. SCU. Money laid out on table and more notes appear on the side. SV. Newspapers. SCU. Money. SV. Newspapers. SCU. Money. SV. Boy comes into classroom doorway and holds up board to show what they have collected - 350 Guilders. That was their aim - price of a guide dog. GV. Through boy's arms, children cheering. CU. Written on board 350 Guilders and the board is taken down. GV. Guide Dogs School, the children going inside. SV. Young dog lying down watching pigeon walking round in front of him, also a kitten. CU. Dog playing with a kitten. CU. Two of the youngsters looking on. LV. Group of dogs sitting down. CU. Dog looks up to see whether he will be picked. CU. Alsatian looking at the children. SV. A man takes small girl towards the Alsatian. The man pats it, they have chosen their dog. CU. Alsatian being patted. CU. Children looking on with approval. CU. Alsatian. LV. Blind man is led down flight of steps by a dog. SV. Children looking on. SV. Towards, two dogs leading two men down dummy kerb at roadside. The dog leading is an Alsatian and could be the one selected.

    (F.G.) (Orig.B.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:15:00 / 01:33:46:00

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