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The COI Collection Volume Eight: Your Children and You (2-DVD set)

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A fascinating look at the social history of Britain and our ever-evolving attitudes to children and child-rearing

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The BFI continues its celebrated series of releases from the COI archive with this double-disc collection of films made by the UK government about childhood and children.

From post-war films made to promote healthy eating, good schooling and getting your baby to sleep, through to a 1980s documentary on artificial insemination, Your Children and You is a fascinating look at the social history of Britain and our ever-evolving attitudes to children and child-rearing.

This collection also includes rare films from the Wellcome Trust archive on the themes of childbirth and motherhood. Three of the films feature newly recorded scores.

Extras
  • Bathing and Dressing, Parts 1 and 2 (1935, 20 mins): a meticulous demonstration of how to bathe and change a very young baby
  • Toxemia in Pregnancy (1958, 12 mins): an informative educational film about this serious condition
  • Maternity (1935, 14 mins): a semi-professional film showing antenatal and postnatal care in the 1930s
  • Childbirth as an Athletic Feat (1939, 8 mins): this short film demonstrates a series of antenatal exercises suitable for mother-to-be
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SKU 5035673009543
Catalogue Number BFIVD954
Director Various
Format DVD
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries United Kingdom
Colour Black/white
Sound Sound
DVD region 2
Certificate Exempt
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