• Short Summary

    Prisoners face a tough regime at a new Young Offenders Institution in Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "East Riding. A New Borstal".

    Everthorpe, East Riding, Yorkshire.

    GV Looking down into the new Borstal prison grounds with group of prisoners marching to their quarters. GV Ext. New Borstal prison showing high walls. Nearer shot, with prisoner in foreground doing raking on ground. LV Showing high walls around the new borstal, pan to show another length of high wall. LV Entrance of the new Borstal. CU Sign over entrance "EIIR 1958" GV Prison yard and new blocks of prison buildings. GV Int. showing roof and galleries of prison block, pan to prisoners seated round tables eating. SV Prisoners eating. SV Prisoner seated on his bed reading in his cell, pan to table and drawers with various photographs on them. GV Prisoners grouped in prison yard waiting to move off to various workshops. SV Official checking prisoners. BV Group of prisoners marching off across prison yard to workshops. SV Int. group of prisoners bricklaying building up wall. SV Int. another workshop, group of unskilled workers, electric cable stripping to obtain basic metals. SV Prisoners chopping up electric cable. GV Int. workshop with prisoners doing carpentry. SV Two prisoners at work, one planing the other sawing. GV Group of prisoners marching through prison yard. BV Three prisoners carrying away a long ladder.


    Cataloguer's Note: - Borstal became a generic term for a Reform school / prison for young offenders - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:16:00 / 01:55:51:00

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