Going to School in Belfast

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Details

Location

Belfast

Year

1970

Source

British Pathe

Format

16mm

colour

Length

08min 23sec

Silent

silent

Courtesy

British Pathé

Rights Holder

British Pathé

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Description

A newsreel looking at how children still managed to get themselves to school amid the violence in Belfast.

Shot List

00:00-02:09 LS boy delivering newspapers in barricaded street in Belfast. 02:09 Clapperboard which reads - 'Thames TV. This Week. Children'. VS school children going to school walking past troops who are standing infront of shops on a main road. Some of the girls are carrying baskets. 07:20 Wasteland behind houses with the remains of burnt out cars. The wall and fence have grafitti including 'IRA' and 'Fianna'. Pan across a couple of shop fronts to a terraced street with bricked up houses and grafitti including 'IRA' and 'REM Easter'. Source: British Universities Newsreel Project Database.

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