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Film - Little Red School-Mouse

Little Red School-Mouse

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1965 to 1975 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Walton Films (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plastic and card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mary M. Stevens

  • Museum number:

    B.42:1, 2-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Museum of Childhood, Moving Toys Gallery, case 21 []

Children's 8mm films, produced to be shown on a variety of cine projectors, were particularly popular during the 1960s and 1970s. Televisions were becoming common in British households, and the production of programmes and films for children was on the increase. The 8mm films of the time reflected this output both in cartoon or live action form.

Physical description

A boxed 8mm home movie on a grey plastic spool. The box has a picture of a farm yard and characters on the front with the title NOveltoonss. The side of the box have 'a walton film' written down. The title of the movie apears on the bottom side of the box.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)


1965 to 1975 (manufactured)


Walton Films (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Plastic and card


Width: 7.5 cm, Height: 1.4 cm

Descriptive line

Boxed 8mm film on a plastic spool, Little Red School-Mouse, a Walton Home Movie made in England by Kodak between 1965 and 1975


Plastic; Card


Children & Childhood

Production Type

Mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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