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  • Description

    Titles read: "LONDON - DOCTOR HERO".

    Hammersmith.

    General view of Hammersmith (?) Hospital. Dr David Spencer is seen inside in a wheelchair with his wife. Commentator explains Dr Spencer is on his way home after sacrificing one of his kidneys, to be grafted into his colleague Dr Ian Clark. Photographers take pictures. Dr Spencer, his wife, staff nurse Gillian Pond and Dr David Mackay sit at a table during a press conference.

    Dr Spencer and his wife come out of the hospital and stand outside, posing for cameras. They get into a car, the doctor shakes hands with a nurse and they are driven off.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53666
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1729.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:43:00 / 01:56:29:00
    Canister:
    62/71
    Sort Number:
    62/071
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Medicine- surgery Hammersmith, post-WW2
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. TeresaStokes says

    Dr David Spencer is my second cousin (our grandmothers were sisters). It was very interesting to see this, and I have shared the link with my family.

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