London - "Miracle" Drugs Lab Opened Aka… 1953

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    Park Royal, London. Crookes Laboratory opened to make new drugs.

    GV. Interior of laboratory - people looking through windows into the sterile rooms. CU. Mr. R. H. Mackeson, Overseas Secretary to the Board of Trade. CU. Wording on doorway 'Sterile Area. Keep Out'. SV. Girls putting on special sterilised clothing. CU. Putting feet into special white rubber boots. CU. Fixing sterilised masks onto their faces. SV. Mackeson putting on sterilised clothing. CU. Two women watching through windows. SV. Mackeson in filling room, watching two girls filling ampoules with ACTH rheumatism relief drug. SCU. Showing hands at work inside glass case. CU. Girl with mask over face. CU. Filling ampoules with ACTH. LV.SV. Two girls at machine filling ampoules with pain relief drug Ethocaine - people in foreground watching. CU. Girl with mask over face. SV. Pathe News cameraman John Rudkin in sterilised clothing taking pictures of the Ethocaine machine at work. CU. Ampoules being filled with Ethocaine and sealed on machine. LV. Girls at work sealing small bottles of drugs. SV.CU. Mass of small bottles on tray ready for despatch.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene 'F')

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    27949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    58.39
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:37:00 / 01:51:41:00
    Canister:
    53/12
    Sort Number:
    53/012
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