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    Animal Ambulance - Dumb Friends League. Hammersmith, London.

    L/S Dog lying beside road, small group round. C/U Dog (Bob) lying on back, man petting it. C/U Two men standing over dog, talking. L/S Group, animal ambulance pulls up in background, door opens and nurse gets out. M/S Nurse approaches dog. M/S Helped by men, she picks up dog, takes it to ambulance and puts it inside. M/S Nurse closing ambulance door and men walking away. M/S Nurse gets into driving cab, ambulance moves off. L/S Ambulance approaches camera, turns corner.

    C/U Nurse inside ambulance, tending dog. C/U Dog's head. L/S Follow, ambulance turns corner. C/U Driver in cab, puts arm out and turns corner. M/S Ambulance pulls up outside animal hospital. M/S Driver gets out, opens ambulance door, then hospital door, nurse and dog get out of ambulance and go through door. C/U Door opens, nurse walks through, gives dog to another nurse who puts it on table. M/S Nurse holding dog on table over X-ray camera. M/S Dog on table, nurse adjusting camera.

    M/S Taking dog away after X-ray, two nurses walk out of picture with dog. M/S Another room, nurse sits dog on table. C/U Stroking dog's head. M/S Nurse walks in with X-ray plate, both look at it. C/U Looking at plate. C/U Dog's head. C/U Dog's paw being bandaged. C/U Nurse's face. M/S She finishes bandaging paw. C/U Nurse stroking dog.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:38:00 / 01:45:15:00
    NP 337
    Sort Number:
    NP 337
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    Hammersmith, post-WW2
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Our Dumb Friends League" referred to here is what we now know as "Blue Cross".

    "Ambulance pulls up outside animal hospital" - that's on Hugh Street, Victoria, London, and in 2013 is still a Blue Cross animal hospital.

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