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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    A short trailer film encouraging people to take jobs in hospitals.

    Title reads: "MofI - Government Official".

    Top View of hospital patients convalescing outside in beds. MS of doctors, nurses and surgeons working in Operating Theatre. The voiceover explains that they are just part of the team working all over the hospital.

    VS of people working in hospital kitchen preparing food.

    CU hand peeling an apple, CU hand removing bandage from burnt hand. MS woman orderly doing washing up. CU of surgical equipment being cleaned. VS of nurse taking food to young child in ward. MS of empty hospital ward. CU of Nursing matron talking on telephone. VS of people working in different parts of the hospital.

    CU Matron speaking to camera explaining that the work of back room staff at hospital is really important to the functioning of the health service.

    End title encourages people to ask at their local employment exchange for details.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:11:00 / 01:57:35:00
    UNSO Reel 082 M
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 082 M
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure Trade & Industry
    WORK 1940'S Empty Hospital Fly Films - Post-war Nurses STAND_UP_TO_CANCER_THURS Post War Britain (Ep.3) Hospitals (Ep.5) 1940s Surgery
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