X-Ray Drive 1958

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    Full title reads: "Edinburgh. X-Ray Drive".

    Edinburgh, Scotland. X-Rays are to be used to fight TB (Tuberculosis) in the city.

    LV Band of the Black Watch marching and playing before the crowds while they await the arrival of the X-Ray Torch from Aberdeen.

    SV Drum section of the Black Watch band turning as they play.

    SV Torch bearers who have run from Aberdeen, in relays, arriving.

    GV The Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Rt. Hon. I A Johnson-Gilbert standing on a platform about to receive X Ray torch from one of the torch bearers SV Lord Provost standing holding X-Ray torch while another bearer mounts steps to platform.

    SV Bearers. LV Dignitaries leaving platform to go to the tent where the X-Rays will take place. LV Bearers going off on the procession. SV Edinburgh athlete leading procession to the tent carrying X-Ray torch.

    SV Single bag-pipe player leading procession of dignitaries. SV Lord Provost walking in procession with Secretary of State. SV Men in three-cornered hats walking in procession.

    SV Young boy & girl walking up to tape with Lord Provost, girl cuts tape. CU Lord Provost pats both children and gives little girl a present.

    SV Secretary of State registering to be X-Rayed. CU Lord Provost registering. SV Secretary of state steps up and is X-Rayed. SV Lord Provost being X-Rayed.

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    01:26:23:00 / 01:28:23:00
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    Picture of Health Slums X Rays Nurses East End 50's TB Slums X Rays for CTMW NHS - Kirsty
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