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Treat to 5000 Poor Burnley Children
Treat to 5000 Poor Burnley Children

Treat to 5000 Poor Burnley Children 1905


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Treat to 5000 Poor Burnley Children 1905

4 mins United Kingdom

The deafening sound of thousands of child-size clogs clattering on cobbled streets is missing from this poignant film, as are the children's excited chatter and the boom of brass bands. But the poverty is all-too visible in the children's grubby faces and ragged clothing and in the cases of rickets - bone deformations caused by a lack of Vitamin D from sunlight in industrial areas.




Brass bands Flags Union Jack Burnley Fund raising Processions Parks Charities Trips Children Silent cinema


The Old School Yard Sunday Best




United Kingdom



Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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