• Short Summary

    Look around brand new comprehensive school at Holland Park.

  • Description

    Title reads: " Super School Opened".

    New comprehensive school at Holland Park, London.

    L/S the new school and leafy grounds. C/U sign reading: "Holland Park School". L/S the school through trees. L/S children going up contemporary stairs into glass covered passage.

    High angled shot inside main hall where Lady Norman is performing the official opening ceremony. M/S boys in school uniform listening. M/S Lady Norman speaking. L/S people applauding.

    C/U schoolgirls looking at the school notice boards. C/U one of the notices reading: "Easter school journey to France", pan down to another notice: "Holland Park School Savings Group". Various C/Us notices: "Music", "Camera Club", "Holland Park Weather Station".

    Interior. M/S of very modern science laboratory. C/U girls dissecting a dog fish. C/U girl taking something out of a beaker which has been heated. C/U boy and girl looking through microscopes.

    Interior. M/S of typing class. C/U two girls typing. M/S boys playing water polo in school indoor swimming pool, one of the boys throws the ball. L/S school buildings, as geusts of official opening depart.

    Several of the pupils seen are Afro-Caribbean.

    Note: LCC press release and school prospectus on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1599.06
    Media URN:
    50968
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:18:00 / 01:14:25:00
    Canister:
    59/87

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