STK-ID 21450

[Title: "Garderie française à Londres" (French nursery in London)] Exterior shot of large house containing the nursery. Sign to the effect: "Free French Nursery." Interior shot of nurses at work in a room-full of cribs, drawing the curtains, lifting children out of cribs. One little girl clambers over the side of her crib. Sequence on the day's routine for the small children: washing up, prayers, breakfast with the nurses assisting. Sequence in the kitchen, milk bottles are being readied. Several shots of babies in cribs, in arms of nurses, being fed from bottles, being bathed. Exterior shots of babies in prams outside nursery, young children strolling with nurses. Interior shots again of children playing. PAN of several children seated on pots. Two of the children, still sitting on pots, race across the room in a "potty race" another wee baby observes results of the race. A group of nurses have their break, drink tea. Nurse plays with miniature pack of cards. Final shot of child looking through bars of crib.


Excerpt from
Reportages nº 76
London (England)
National Film Board
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Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486