• Short Summary

    THE 91-YEAR-OLD AUTHOR, SOMERSET MAUGHAM IS LYING VERY CLOSE TO DEATH IN A NICE HOSPITAL TONIGHT (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    THE 91-YEAR-OLD AUTHOR, SOMERSET MAUGHAM IS LYING VERY CLOSE TO DEATH IN A NICE HOSPITAL TONIGHT (SUNDAY). DOCTORS BELIEVE HE CANNOT LAST MUCH LONGER. AFTER EXAMINING HIM TONIGHT, HIS PERSONAL PHYSICIAN SAID: "WE FEAR HE CANNOT LAST MUCH LONGER-24 OF 36 HOURS PERHAPS. WE FEAR A NEW DETERIORATION IN HIS CONDITION, AND ARE COMPLETELY POWERLESS".

    MR. MAUGHAM WAS VISITED BY THREE DOCTORS MIN HIS GROUND FLOOR ROOM OVERLOOKING THE MEDITERRANEAN. ANSWERING QUESTIONS AFTER HIS VISIT, THE PHYSICIAN, DR. ROSANOFF AGREED THE AUTHOR'S CONDITION WAS "WITHOUT". HE SAID THE DOCTORS FELT COMPLETELY POWERLESS.

    EARLIER TODAY, THE AUTHOR'S SECRETARY, MR. ALAN SEARLE TOLD NEWSMEN: "I AM AFRAID HE IS DYING....I DON'T KNOW HOW LONG IT WILL BE".

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEQMSDMZS0YC90TQJC1S00VCGZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAEQMSDMZS0YC90TQJC1S00VCGZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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