Blind Man Issue Title Is Pathe Pictorial… 1947

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    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.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    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
  • Appears in...

    Collections
    Cinemagazines
    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    story of pathe eps 1 and 3 DISABILITIES
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
If you are a Producer and have seen some footage you wish to include in your film, please contact us.
laurelhardy
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope

Related Videos

Hide
Work Proceeds On Liverpool Cathedral Lner

Work Proceeds On Liverpool Cathedral Lner

Work in progress on the Catholic cathedral in Liverpool, plus a models of the finished building.

Bishop Of Southwell

Bishop Of Southwell

Cuts from story 'Open Me The Gates' in G 1544.

Selected Originals - Danish King At Canterbury

Selected Originals - Danish King At Canterbury

Material relating to newsreel story 'Danish King At Canterbury' - 52/40

Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral

Footage of urgent repair work being carried out on Salisbury field. Wiltshire.

The Church Of Charlemagne Aka Cologne Cathedral

The Church Of Charlemagne Aka Cologne Cathedral

Various views of Cologne Cathedral in Germany.

Cathedral Service

Cathedral Service

Material showing bishops conducting service in cathedral.

Coventry Cathedral

Coventry Cathedral

Interior of new Coventry Cathedral, exterior with close up of modern spire.

Cathedral

Cathedral

Very poor shots of unidentified English cathedral.

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
laurelhardy
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.
dancingqueen