• Short Summary

    An open air theatre has been built by school boys in Grimsby.

  • Description

    Grimsby, Lincolnshire.

    Boys at the Chelmsford Avenue Secondary Modern School in Grimsby, have been directed over a period of five years by teacher Colin Laycock, to build a 2000 seater roman style open air theatre. M/S boys at work with fencing, making cement moulds, and cementing balustrades, gardening, painting. C/U of a sign on the wall - 'even a boy is known by his labours' - an old testament quote. The boys are seen fixing stage lights and working on the lily pond. The story closes with the boys in a production of Julius Caesar .

    Note: One of the teachers seen is likely to be the Headmaster - Mr L.W. Kingsland.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    97.33
    Media URN:
    1091
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:16:00 / 01:51:27:00
    Canister:
    CP 256

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