Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Ladybird Life - in video

I've just come across the wonderful archive clip. I think it was made by Harvard University to 'represent' English life in 1949.

But isn't it quintessentially Ladybird? How many different classic Ladybird books can you see echoed in this clip? Going to School, Uncle Mac, Tootles the Taxi, Helping at Home and even the 1960s version of Peter and Jane ...



Beth said...

It was wonderful to find this video on your blog today, and wonderful to know that other people find things like this riveting, as I do!

Helen said...

Thanks Beth.
I think it's fascinating on so many levels.