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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Porthcawl. Paraplegic Centre Extended".

    Porthcawl, Wales.

    GV Sea to the convalescent home. CU Sign read "The Rest, Seaside Convalescent Home". GV People gathered outside new extension building for opening ceremony. SV Mr WH Crews is handed key by little Denise Hartnell, daughter of a disabled miner. CU Mr Crews accepting key and kissing Denise. SV Nurse in crowd. SV Mr. Crews opening door of new building.

    GV Int. shot, lounge with children playing on floor. SV Mr & Mrs Hartnell with their son Philip. Mr Hartnell had an accident in Cym Gorse colliery in 1954. CU Two little girls playing on floor.

    SV Mr Bates being assisted into bed by Sister Jones and Mrs. Bates. Mr. Bates had an accident in Groes Fean colliery in 1951. CU Sister Jones talking to Mrs. Bates. CU Mr. Bates.

    SV Another disabled man turning on bath tap. CU He hauls himself up on suspended handles so that he can get into bath. LV Disabled men walking in grounds of home. SV Other disabled men wheeling themselves in chairs. GV Mr & Mrs Lendrum and Mr & Mrs Badham with children walking down to beach. LV Children waving and running down to beach. SV Parents waving back. GV Children waving. SV Parents, in the background is the home.

    (Neg.)

    Special issue for Wales.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    49403
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1529.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:54:00 / 01:23:15:00
    Canister:
    58/35 (Wales)
    Sort Number:
    58/035 (Wales)
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    1940s and 1950s mining
  • Stills

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

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