Buckets and Spades and hand-grenades - Games That Children Play (1971)

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A miscellany of children's games and the songs they sing, traditional or modern, some with the original lyrics and some with new. There is no commentary-all th e talking is done by the children, who are also seen participating in school activities and individually addressing their thoughts to the camera.

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