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    Premature baby unit.


    Various shots as an ambulance, ringing its bell, speeds through the streets of London. C/U driver. M/S as it approaches a block of flats and pulls up. The driver jumps out and opens the back door to let two nurses out. They walk out carrying an incubator and oxygen supply. C/U as the driver looks up at the window, M/S window. M/S as nurses come out wearing masks and carrying baby in cot, they turn and get into the ambulance. M/S from inside ambulance as they get in and put the incubator down. Various shots as the premature baby unit speeds back through the city as the nurses monitor the baby inside.

    M/S as ambulance pulls up at University College Hospital Maternity Department, C/U sign. M/S as the nurses get out of the ambulance and take the baby into the hospital. M/S of Buntrock (electrician) and Stan Goozee (with camera) in white coats, they put on masks and go through door. M/S baby being lifted out of door and into another bed. M/S Goozee and Buntrock, Goozee makes signs to nurse and takes camera key out of pocket. M/S Buntrock moving light. C/U nurse's masked face. C/U Goozee holding camera and gesticulating, he puts camera to his eye. C/U baby in cot, a nurse puts mask over its face. C/U hand turning on oxygen. M/S nurses round cot, one puts glass lid on it.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:24:00 / 01:37:59:00
    NP 328
    Sort Number:
    NP 328
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    Ambulance Service Ambulance A Picture of Health London tragedies (London) midwife Childbirth Maternity Wards History of Medicine Medical Treatments Ambulances
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Various shots as an ambulance, ringing its bell" - the vehicle is a Daimler DC27.

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