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    Our story shows Lord Nuffield with the 'Lung' he is making. Together with its inventor,?

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Lord Nuffield Gives 'Lungs'

    Lord Nuffield Gives 5,000 "Iron Lungs" to All Hospitals in Britain & Empire.
    ENGLAND: Westminster: L.C.C. County Hall:
    Dr. Toppings talks (not heard)

    Lord Nuffield with Macintosh & Both with iron lung

    Head CU of Nuffield... IN ROLL 7887

    Semi view Nuffield talks.

    Sound Effects. Nuffield says he hopes his gift will save many lives.

    Westminster: L.C.C. County Hall:
    Dr. Toppings talks / Dr. Topping with Dr. Henderson demonstrating 'Both' lung / bellows working / regulator on bellows pan up to gauge / hand into hole in side..pan to patient / Long view Girl in 'Jacket' type of lung / girl to bellows / girls in jacket / shows pressure on arm joint / shows pressure on neck

    Sound Effects.Topping says that occasionally the respiratory muscles are effected by paralysis and artificial respiration is necessary, and that they have been experimenting with a jacket-type of respirator. He also explains the working of the respirators.

    Gen. view Lord Mayor Treloar Cripples' Hospitals / Pan intr. of ward / Eric Marchant..cured of infantile paralysis...walk towards / Walking shot Eric pan to legs / Eric exercising in bath / Eric taking radiant heat treatment / little girl in bed / boy in bed / little girl in bed with doll

    Good Scenes.

    General view thru' arch & angle shot of statue of Bust of Sir William Treloar...founder of Home.

    Medicine and Health; Children; Personalities - Inventors; Sir William Richard Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield (1877-1963)
    Background: Our story shows Lord Nuffield with the 'Lung' he is making. Together with its inventor, also pictures of how crippled kiddies are cured by it.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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