Diphtheria Trailer To All Mothers And Fathers… 1941

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    Item title reads - Government official film. To all mothers and fathers.

    Diphtheria trailer.

    M/S of a mother in her kitchen baking buns, she talks about her children and says she no longer has any fear of one thing, the word 'diphtheria' comes up on the screen. The picture fades to a scientist in his laboratory, he talks about how many children diphtheria kills and how it is easy to stop, the word 'inoculation' comes up on the screen and it fades to a doctor in his surgery talking about how it is simple safe and free. M/S of children going down to air raid shelter, M/S as more run out of school gates. Intertitle reads- 'Inoculation is safe... simple... free!'

    The picture fades back to the mother with her two little girls appealing to people to have their children inoculated, one of her girls takes a bun from the tray. The doctor also says inoculate now. Various shots of nurse in surgery and an infant school. C/U of the little girl eating her bun and smiling.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39449
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1133.32
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:34:00 / 01:46:36:00
    Canister:
    41/84
    Sort Number:
    41/084
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