• Short Summary

    The first baby boffin is now taking part in tests of a new prototype sea-going cot designed by the Institute of Aviation Medicine at Farnborough.

  • Description


    Reel One. Mrs King is seen in the water first. The baby is then lowered into the test tank and followed by her father.



    Various angles of the family in the test tank in the Institute of Aviation Medicine.



    Cloe-ups of SUSAN fast asleep and snug in her dinghy.



    Demonstrating the opening of the front cover which when closed is completely water-tight.



    Reel Two. The dinghy with Susan inside is lifted from the water by the Doctor and Flt/Lt King.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The first baby boffin is now taking part in tests of a new prototype sea-going cot designed by the Institute of Aviation Medicine at Farnborough.

    The minister of dinghy, made of rubber, is for carrying babies alfoat when aircraft crash into the sea.

    The baby boffin going through all this with such a rare unconcern in Susan, the six months old daughter of flt/Lt. J.G. King and Mrs King.

    The dinghy has the Service title of INFANT FLOATATION DINGHY, and takes about one minute to inflate in an emergency.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8KPK7Z2WZKVIUDCVA5IYJUZMU
    Media URN:
    VLVA8KPK7Z2WZKVIUDCVA5IYJUZMU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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