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    Full title reads: "Story Of A Heart".

    Wood Green, London. Neighbours subscribe for operation for boy with hole in his heart.

    LV Mrs Smith in her garden with her three sons, Stephen the one with the hole in his heart is sitting in chair on right of picture reading a comic while his mother is opening letters which have arrived containing money. SV Letters lying on the ground and Mrs Smith picks one up. CU Mrs Smith reading letter. SV Mrs Smith leans across to show Stephen money which the letters contain. CU Stephen looking on. SV Lady looking at newspaper containing a photograph and story of the boy, camera zooms in to close up of the photograph. GV Mrs Egles and Mrs Robinson walking down street carrying collection boxes. LV The ladies walking up to front doors of two houses. SV One of them knocking on door and door opens and a lady appears. CU Collection box "Stephen Smith appeal fund" written on it. CU Collector and camera pans down to collection box and the other lady opening her purse. CU Lady. CU Places money in box. SV Deputy Mayor entering pub. SV Interior of pub with mayor shaking hands with the manageress. CU Of her writing out cheque. CU Mayor looking on. CU Takes cheque and hands it to him. SV Cheque for £21. SV Mrs Barratt looking at newspaper containing photograph and story of the boy. CU Mrs Barratt reading. CU She puts paper down and writes out cheque. CU Mrs Barratt writing cheque and camera pans down to it. CU Mrs. Barratt putting her signature on the cheque for £500. GV Deputy mayor into Town Hall. SV he walks in carrying collection boxes. SV Borough treasurer and mayor's secretary checking through the money. SV Mr Partridge comes in and puts collection boxes down and then produces some more money from inside pocket. LV John Gold riding his tricycle in garden. SV Gets off bike and climbs onto his rocking horse. LV John's mother walking across garden to give him a drink. CU John drinking, he turns and smiles at camera, his face then takes on a more serious look. CU Photograph of the Mayo Clinic in America where heart operations are done. SV Mr Partridge into Mr and Mrs Smith's garden. CU Mr Partridge showing Mrs Smith the total. CU Mr and Mrs Smith holding Stephen's hands, the three of them look towards camera. (Neg.)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:08:00 / 01:20:23:00
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  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    The Heart
  • Stills

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

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