School's out

Australia, 1954

Film
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Surveys the activities of Australia’s 700,00 city children when their schools close for holidays. For some children, holidays mean a make-believe world of cowboys and six-shooters, hopscotch and football in the back streets. Other children make use of various facilities provided by the community, well equipped playground, swimming pools and junior clubs for yachting, life saving and hiking. The work of such organisations at the Police Boy’s Clubs, Sea Cadet Corps and National Fitness Camps is shown, providing for the healthy recreation of children when School’s out.

Credits

producer

H Scales

production company

Auster Films

Duration

00:20:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1954

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014342

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Holidays

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Schools - Australia

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Recreation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Children - Recreation

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Children - Recreation

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor recreation - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Recreation - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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