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Ngono and Her People

Date produced: 1938

Filmmaker(s):

Ray L. Garner

Description:

"About a 9-year-old African girl, found by Protestant missionaries in the French Cameroons and reared in a mission school, who later marries a native teacher and returns to help her village." National Archives.


Children of Africa

Date produced: 1938

Filmmaker(s):

Ray L. Garner

Virginia Garner

Description:

"Documentary: Depicts lives of children in the Belgian Congo and French Cameroon." National Archives.


Calhoun School, The Way to a Better Future

Date produced: 1940

Filmmaker(s):

Kenneth F. Space

Description:

"Portrait of Calhoun School, founded in 1892, and its vocational work among rural African Americans of Lowndes County, Alabama. The film shows the living conditions of the poor and illustrates how the school makes a difference in health education, agriculture, and road construction." The Field Guide to Sponsored Films.


Our Children’s Money

Date produced: 1936

Filmmaker(s):

Kenneth F. Space

Dan Lindsay

Description:

"On teaching children about money management." National Archives.


Últimos juegos [Last games]

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

José Ramón Aguirrezabal

Description:

Después de que su padre parte al trabajo, un pequeño niño debe llevarle pan y vino. Sin embargo, el niño se toma mucho tiempo vistiéndose y jugando con una botella en un lago. Su madre le pide apurarse y en el camino el niño bebe el vino y rellena la botella con agua, se esconde para ver a una pareja besarse, le da a su padre el pan y después interrumpe a unos niños jugando. Mientras juegan a esconderse, él se lleva a una niña lejos y la besa, para después seguir huyendo y esconderse en un establo momentáneamente. Al caminar hacia las vías del tren, piensa en todo lo que ha hecho, y se acuesta ahí con los ojos vendados pero al reflexionar sobre sus acciones decide regresar a casa con su madre.

After his father leaves for work, a little kid has to bring him bread and wine. However he takes his time getting dressed and playing with a bottle in a lake, then his mother prompts him to hurry and on the road he drinks the wine and re-fills the bottle with water, he watches a couple kissing, then he gives his father the bread and interrupts some kids playing, then while playing hide and seek he takes a girl far away and kisses her and he keeps running away, staying hidden in a barn for a while. Then he walks to the train tracks and starts thinking of all he has done, so he lays there with his eyes blind folded but after thinking about his doings he goes back home to his mother.


Rally Cinematográfico [Film Rally]

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Eloy González Gavilán

Description:

Un pequeño niño muestra un letrero que dice “Rally-Cine”. Al interior de un automóvil el niño empuja a una niña y destruye el letrero. Después empieza a jugar con una pelota, y regresa para empezar a jugar con la cámara. Hace algunas tomas de elementos naturales y continúa jugando con la cámara junto con la niña, quien eventualmente toma la cámara mientras el patea la pelota lejos de ellos.

A small kid shows a sign that says "Rally-Cine" [Film Rally]. Inside a car he pushes a little girl aside and tears apart the sign. He then starts playing with a ball he finds in the car, and then returns to play with a camera. He takes some shots of things in nature, and then continues to play with the camera along with the little girl, who eventually takes the camera while he kicks the ball away.


Northern Hospitality

Date produced: 1954

Description:

A family permits a lone hunter to stay in their cabin for the night. The hunter entertains the children with magic tricks. Later, the hunter's addition to the cabin sparks a debate over who will sleep in the cabin's beds.


Spreading the News

Date produced: 1954

Filmmaker(s):

Charles Woodley

Description:

"This film shows a newspaper delivery boy, Douglas Woodley, son of Charles Devenish Woodley, on his route." Library and Archives Canada.


Hobo or the Peregrinations of a Pie, The

Date produced: 1949

Filmmaker(s):

Charles Woodley

Description:

"This is a film about a hobo who steals a pie from a windowsill." Library and Archives Canada.


Maple Sugar Bush

Date produced: 1955

Filmmaker(s):

Charles Woodley

Description:

"Shows children at a sugar bush in Ontario in springtime." Library and Archives Canada.


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