FF-1107 - ONE POTATO TWO POTATO

Prizewining film of London Street Games around the year, scripted by Leslie Daiken and filmed by Peter Kennedy, with the assistance the BFI Experimental Production Committee. Editing: Morag McLennan. Music: Ann Driver. Sound Effects: Charles Ladbrook assisted by Chas E. Atkinson & R.Lloyd Williams. Includes Hopscotch (King's Cross), Skipping, Ball-bouncing and "The Sleeping Princess" (Kentish Town), The Big Ship Sails through the Illey Alley-O (East End), Cops and Robbers, Conkers, Kites (Chalk Farm & Camden Town) etc. Lasting over 30 minutes, this is not the final BFI prize-winning version but a longer "first edit" which includes additional games and historic shots of London in the 1950's including railways, bomb-sites, knife-grinders and an East End sequence with"The Big Ship sails", "Poor Jenny sat a weeping" & "My mother and your mother" (B&W; 1957/ 32'40")

Hear the CD FTX-202

1. Beginning

2. Hopscotch

3. Skipping incl "Teddy Bear" & "Sally go round the sun"

4. Ball-bouncing incl "A-lairy" & "Plainsie Clapsi"

5. "The Sleeping Prncess"

6. Allsorts (Bubbles, boats etc at The White Stone Pond)

7. Skates & Marbles

8. Conkers

9. Guy Fawkes

10. Cowboys and Indians

11. Dibbing (Counting Out)

12. Kites

 
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