Film, Video Village School
About this Item
- Village School
- Shaw, Alexander
- Strand Film Company Limited
- Great Britain. Ministry of Information
Created / Published
- - Educational films
- Educational films
- - 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.
- Film, Video
Call Number/Physical Location
- Mavis identifier: 1848088
- Macdonald (J. Fred And Leslie W.) Collection (Library Of Congress)
- Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
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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/.
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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/>.