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    Item title reads - Golden Notes. Cambridgeshire sweepstake draw.

    Dublin, Eire, Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland.

    Various good shots of Dublin with people walking along and trams running. M/S interior of the Mansion House as the sweep girls walk along in various costumes representing characters from grand opera. M/S as auditors put the counterfoils into a big drum which then tumbles around.

    M/S's of Lord Powerscourt and Lord Mayor making speeches. C/U's of the girls in various wigs and costumes. A nurse picks the name of a horse out of a small drum. A row of nurses draw the counterfoils out of the big one. Various shots of their hands picking the tickets, a man collects them.

    They are announced and people outside run to tell others the news. Various good shots of people reading the news in the 'Evening Herald' on trams. L/S as camera pans across people in the Mansion House, various shots of people waiting and chatting. M/S of the girls picking more tickets.

    L/S of National Maternity Hospital made possible by the sweepstake. It is the only all electric hospital in the world, the camera pans across gauges and power sources. M/S of ladies in their beds in a ward the camera pans across them. M/S of an operation being carried out. Cute shot of a row of babies sleeping together. M/S of bath time, they are all crying.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:15:00 / 01:11:53:00
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  • Appears in...

    Maternity Wards Irish Maternity Wards
  • Stills

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

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