The White walking stick

New Zealand, 1958

Film
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To be blind is not to be cut off from everything in life, there are still shapes, smells, and sounds to be understood and enjoyed. The Blind Institute in Auckland undertakes to teach the blind and partially blind to becomes self sufficient and happily employed. Blind persons are shown in various industries. A housewife is shown cooking with the aid of Braille thermometer and cookery book. In the school for blind children every child is given individual tuition and taught to co-ordinate fingertips and brain. It is in music that blind people excel.

Credits

production company

New Zealand National Film Unit

Duration

00:10:05:00

Production places
New Zealand
Production dates
1958

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30441

Language

English

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Blind - Education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Blind

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Blind orientation and mobility

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Blindness

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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