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    Aberdeen, South Dakota, United States of America (USA).

    Title reads 'Mother and Father and the Quints All Doing Fine'.

    GV. Main street of Aberdeen, South Dakota. Various shots of the signs around town welcoming the new American quins. GV. Farm which was the home of the Fischer family, the parents of the new quintuplets. LS. Three cows in field. LS. The farm. GV. Front of Sacred Heart School in Aberdeen. Various shots of Mr Andrew Fischer collecting his other children from school. GV. St. Luke's Hospital where the babies are delivered. Various shots of Dr James Berbos, who delivered the babies, talking to the press on the progress of the new arrivals. CU. Mr Andrew Fischer, the father of the babies. MS. Mr Fischer talking to press. Various shots of Mrs Fischer, babies mother, being pushed in a wheelchair to meet the press with her husband behind her. Various shots of the babies being kept in incubators in St. Luke's nursery. Babies are fed through tubes until they reach a good strength. MS. Mrs Fischer seated in bed. CU. Telegram from American President Kennedy congratulating her.


    Date found in the old record - 19/09/1963.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:24:00 / 01:47:42:00
    UN 3796 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 3796 D
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    Religion & Politics Entertainment & Humour
    picks Familys Untitled Viewspace Idyllic America
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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