Film, Video Village School

About this Item

Title
Village School
Contributor Names
Shaw, Alexander
Strand Film Company Limited
Great Britain. Ministry of Information
Created / Published
1940
Subject Headings
-  Educational films
Genre
Educational films
Notes
-  Summary: One woman's account of life as a teacher in a small rural school during World War II "This film is a tribute to Britain's women teachers, standard bearers of an education Nazi-ism would destroy and it tells of one tiny village school typical of hundreds, at Ashley Green in the leafy countryside of Buckinghamshire." "1940 film salutes British grade-school teachers whom Nazism would destroy--shows the daily routine of school teachers at primary school in Buckinghamshire and notes the effects of World War II upon English children-- shows how British children from urban areas were cared for during the scare of the Nazi Blitz over London during World War II--children shown getting an education in schools in the countryside and farms--children spell out 'FREEDOM' in large letters on the ground using fruits and vegetables"--Summary from J. Fred MacDonald and Associates film inventory.
-  Credits: Commentary spoken by Mrs. James, headmistress of Ashley Green School.
Medium
Film, Video
Call Number/Physical Location
Mavis identifier: 1848088
Source Collection
Macdonald (J. Fred And Leslie W.) Collection (Library Of Congress)
Repository
Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
Language
english
Online Format
image
video
Original Format
film, video

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Chicago citation style:

Shaw, Alexander, Strand Film Company Limited, and Great Britain. Ministry Of Information. Village School. 1940. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs01848088/.

APA citation style:

Shaw, A., Strand Film Company Limited & Great Britain. Ministry Of Information. (1940) Village School. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs01848088/.

MLA citation style:

Shaw, Alexander, Strand Film Company Limited, and Great Britain. Ministry Of Information. Village School. 1940. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mbrs01848088/>.

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