Full record for 'CALLY HOUSE'

Full length video [91553597]

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  • Dumfriesshire
  • Glasgow
  • Kirkcudbrightshire


  • Education
  • War


  • Sponsored


  • RUSSELL, Stanley Livingstone
  • Scottish Films / Thames and Clyde Productions


  • 1940s


Reference number: 0288

Date: 1942

Director: d. Stanley L. Russell

Sponsor: MOI for the Scottish Education Department

Production company: Scottish Film Productions

Sound: sound

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.52 mins

Description: A look at Cally House, a wartime evacuation school established by the Glasgow Education Authority in Gatehouse-of-Fleet.

Cally House was wartime evacuation school in Galloway and was Britain's first local authority co-educational boarding school for senior pupils.

Credits: ph. Henry Cooper
scenario Albert MacKie
comm. s. James MacKechnie
comm. w. Albert MacKie

Shotlist: Credits (0.03) c/u map; shots of Cally House school in Kircudbright, intercut with hand turning page effect; Glasgow City Chambers (0.57) pupils speaking at a meeting (1.27) shots of pupils getting up; c/u washing (2.09) senior pupils lay tables; bell for breakfast is rung; serving and eating breakfast in a very large room (3.41) children on duty clear away dishes and wash them (4.00) Morning prayers in school chapel (4.25) shots in various classrooms; French, Chemistry and Art; (5.15) Boys polishing floors, washing clothes and ironing. (5.45) Break at 11 o'clock; children read mail and drink a glass of milk. (6.13) Shots of country dancing; exts. PE exercises; pupils working on the farm and in the garden (7.52) exts. rugby match; ints. table tennis; chess; darts; (8.43) Meeting of prefects, the school parliament (9.06) c/u record; School's Saturday Dance. (9.39) Shots of school and grounds (9.52)

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