• Short Summary

    Parents keeps their kids away from Chalfont St Giles' village school due to poor sanitation.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Stay-away strike in Bucks School".

    Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire.

    L/S of picturesque village green, a double-decker bus passes by. M/S of local primary school. The parents and children of the village are boycotting the school. M/S of 75 year old town crier, Charles Wallace. C/U of Wallace speaking - he says he called the strike due to the poor sanitary conditions inside the school. Various shots of kids playing on the village green. C/U of little boy. Narrator asks; "why aren't you at school". He answers; "because the lavatories are bad".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1380.08
    Media URN:
    45158
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:23:00 / 01:14:23:00
    Canister:
    46/40

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