Blind Man Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial… 1947

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    Issue title is PATHE PICTORIAL LOOKS AT OTHER PEOPLE'S PROBLEMS.

    Various library shots of workers leaving factory.

    Salisbury, Wiltshire *.

    C/U of blind telephone operator, Stanley Turner, at work. Various shots of church - could be Salisbury Cathedral. Narrator explains that Stanley has recently regained his sight thanks to operation. Various shots of market town (probably Salisbury). Shots are taken from point of view of Stanley walking. He buys some daffodils from a flower seller in street.

    M/S of Stanley's wife putting daffodils into a vase. Various shots of Stanley playing with his two young sons. Despite wearing thick glasses Stanley is able to read story to them. Various shots of Stanley admiring his favourite pipe. He picks up a photograph of his wife and looks at it, she then walks over to him.

    * may not be correct - Salisbury is only mentioned in commentary as location of infirmary.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    33976
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1239.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:48:00 / 01:28:06:00
    Canister:
    NP 144
    Sort Number:
    NP 144
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