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    "If ever any figure is chosen to represent "Innocence" His (or Her) Majesty the Baby will be the one."

    High angle shot of a marquee type setting. Nurses and doctors tend to babies - looks like some kind of impromptu health centre. A baby cries while a doctor presses down its tongue with a spatula. Closer shot of one of the babies. The doctor squeezes its cheeks. M/S of a baby crying, its mother picks it up and comforts it.

    "Just bundles of trouble, but concentrated bits of affection for all the world of men and women, 'bless 'em." L/S of group of mothers with their babies. M/S of one of the babies being distracted by its mother. Another shot of mothers and babies. L/S of the group of mothers and babies. "Not so quiet on the vest and front -" Panning shot of lots of babies. One of the babies grabs another and pushes him over. Mother sets him right again.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 490.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:03:03:00
    EP 198
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    EP 198
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
    1930s2 Culture Night children Doctors History of Medicine Medical Instruments Medical Treatments
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