Star Item
  • Description

    Hospital Kitchen for disabled at King's College Hospital, London.

    M/S Woman (Miss MacCaul) standing in kitchen with one arm behind her back and placing a loaf of bread and then cutting off a slice, she lifts up the clamp and bread and places it on the shelf. M/S she reaches for a sucker type rubber pad used for gripping plates etc., and demonstrates its use. C/U and M/S She withdraws a table from under the shelf that has holes in it for accommodating bowls and tins etc., She places two bowls into the rack and a tin of sugar.

    M/S Selecting from a revolving shelf a jar. C/U Placing the jar in its corresponding hole, and unscrewing the cap. she pours some of the contents into a bowl. She removes the lid from the sugar tin then repeats the action, and stirs up the mixture. C/U Woman's face. M/S. Opening the cupboard with roll type front, and taking out potato pealing instrument. M/S Fixing the pieces together C/U Fitting in the last which has the scraper blade on it and scraping a potato C/U Woman's face.

    M/S A sucker type rubber pad used for gripping plates etc., but in the left of picture woman is using a wooden holder, for grating cheese. M/S Woman sits in invalid chair and reaches for a saucepan. M/S Placing the saucepan under the movable tap spout filling it with water. M/S Placing can under the one handed tin opener and opening the tin. C/U Woman's face. M/S Woman opens oven door - slides and table in front of the oven, which has a drop down edge of the plate.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:23:00 / 01:14:35:00
    NP 453
    Sort Number:
    NP 453
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology Religion & Politics
    1950s Britain: Housing and Hospitals
  • Stills

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

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