Mechanical Legs 1948

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA). Disabled men demonstrate the latest in artificial limbs.

    Long shot of veterans demonstrating use of artificial limbs. Man with old-fashioned artificial hands picking up article from table. Close up shot of the man picking up article, pan to another man picking up article with new cosmetic hand, pan up to man eating. Close up shot of man demonstrating new cosmetic hand. Other veterans watching. Man writing on blackboard with artificial hand. Another man standing on table with artificial legs. He jumps off table onto ground. Same man with artificial legs walks over to other veterans to dance with girl. Other veterans applauding. Man dancing with girl. Close up shot of artificial legs, pan up to couple dancing.

    Possibly connected with 48/42 - MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:14:11:00 / 01:15:02:00
    UNSO Reel 027 C
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    UNSO 027 C
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