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  • Short Summary

    Unemployed men get retrained and children attend nursery and health centre.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    Men working in workshop on lathe and with metal - they are being watched over by a trainer. Shots of men plastering. Men doing bricklaying. They are presumably being retrained.

    Young children at nursery school. A young girl puts a table cloth on a table, she puts out bowls and lays the table. She places a pot of flowers on the table. Lots of children sit around their tables and say a prayer (full eyes closed, hands together job). Two babies in a cot.

    Mothers push prams to a nursery. Children wash their hands . Children play with water. Young girl combs hair. Mothers sit with babies in waiting room. Babies weighed by nurse in clinic. A nurse or doctor checks over baby. CU hands going through medical records.

    Child in dentist's chair. Dentist and hygienist at work. CU dentist working on child's mouth. Tins of powdered milk etc.

    Shots of men in wood working shop CU building plans. Men paint a sign "Ministry of Labour. Pentrebach Preparatory Centre - Merthyr Tydfil" (This is in Wales). The workers are presumably unemployed men being trained in a new profession. Pan across site of training school. Men eat in canteen.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:58:00 / 01:58:55:00
    UN 56 N

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