• Short Summary

    Boys do their schoolwork on a barge as well as learning about the waterways. West Midlands.

  • Description

    Item title reads - School on a barge.

    Boys from Bournville combine ordinary schooling with running the barge. West Midlands.

    Camera pans down from river Severn to boys gathered by the barge "Fanny", Britain's only floating school. M/S as boys walk on towpath pulling the barge along the river. M/S barge horse (not pulling barge). M/S steam tug up ahead. M/S two men steering, various shots of boys studying by lamplight. M/S of the men steering again, M/S river up ahead.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1231.23
    Media URN:
    33924
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:31:00 / 01:39:40:00
    Canister:
    NP 137

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