• Short Summary

    Tinker's Farm School encourages boys to learn everything from gardening to surveying.

  • Description

    Tinker's Farm School.

    Near Birmingham, Midlands.

    Schools for boys, where they are encouraged to develop their own ideas and hobbies. We see them in the gym doing exercises, climbing ropes and jumping vaulting horse. They also learn railway engineering and signalling, weaving and surveying. They learn how to use the theodolite, compass, plane table, levelling pole. Various shots of them gardening and tending crazy paving, fish pool and rockery. Various shots of them in boat making class making model yachts. C/U of headmaster Mr Wright watching the boats sailing outside.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1290.24
    Media URN:
    42946
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:09:00 / 01:39:42:00
    Canister:
    NSP 220

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