Everyday Scenarios

Description

English

This footage, filmed in 1947, demonstrates the way in which children’s play so often imitates the world surrounding them. However, this is not to suggest that such play simply reproduces these experiences; instead it is often infused with other phantasmagorical narratives and as such is a mixture of the everyday and the fantastical.

Transcript

Transcript

Male voice:

Daddy does it like this. Now I know what it feels like. It has a sort of scrapey feeling. [Pause]

A fishing expedition. Imitation again, or is it something more? [Pause]

There are so many ways in which children learn, and what fun they get out of learning.

Title:
Everyday Scenarios
Date:
1947
Duration:
1:24
Format:
Video
Language:
English
Copyright:
© British Film Institute
Held by
British Film Institute

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