Reference INF 6/363
Title Children's Charter (White Paper - Education) 1945
Former Department Reference Folder No. CFU 245
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Preparations for War and Peace
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Education and schooling, Health and welfare
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Locations Cambridgeshire, Dorchester, Essex, London
Organisations Crown Film Unit


A file relating to the production of the wartime government film Children's Charter, released in 1945 by the Ministry of Information and the Crown Film Unit. The film addresses the introduction of free secondary education for all children. The file contains preliminary instructions and notes for the film; shooting scripts with draft scripts and suggested edits; shot lists; a music cue sheet; production credits; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


administration, agriculture, children, colleges, doctors, education, employment, engineering, family, film, law, parents, propaganda, school-leaving age, schools, science, social reform, teachers, theatre, universities, vocational training, welfare

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