• Short Summary

    Education minister George Tomlinson discusses raising the school leaving age with pupils.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "School Leaving Age is 15, Children Tell Minister 'OK With Us'".

    George Tomlinson, Minister of Education talks with a class of pupils at the Voluntary Secondary Modern School at Broxbourne, Hertfordshire. He goes to hear their opinions upon the raising of the school leaving age to 15 years.

    MS. Tomlinson alighting from his car, being greeted by the headmaster and entering the school.

    MS Tomlinson addressing the class of children (nat sound).

    Cut in shots of children listening.

    CU children replying one by one (nat sound).

    MS CU He walks about the room asking the children opinions (nat sound).

    CU children replying one by one. (nat sound).

    CU two boys who object to the age being raised put their point to the Minister. Tomlinson replies to their concerns.

    LS the children rise from their seats as the Minister leaves. The teacher stands by the blackboard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1181.11
    Media URN:
    40698
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:34:00 / 01:27:00:00
    Canister:
    47/29

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