• Short Summary

    Radio used to contact specialists in Tel Aviv when Israeli child is injured in car crash in Ghana.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Surgeons dash to save boy".

    Accra, Ghana.

    C/U of eight year old Rami Kaatz lying seriously injured after a car accident on a bed in Korle Bu Hospital in Accra. L/S Israel Embassy, Accra. C/U nameplate at the Embassy. M/S of amateur radio apparatus used by Mr. H. J. Best to call various parts of the world to summon help for the injured boy. Various shots Mr. Best (in shorts) and Joseph Mannut being interviewed by man from radio Ghana. Joseph Mannut used radio to speak to brain specialists in Tel Aviv, Israel.

    L/S United States Navy plane taxiing in at Accra Airport bringing two American Naval surgeons from navy base in Morocco. Various shots of two American surgeons leaving the airport. They are Lieutenant Commander Altman (brain specialist) and Navy Surgeon Mercer.

    M/S doctors and surgeons from various parts of the world holding consultation round the hospital bed of Rami Kaatz. M/S one of the surgeons examining the boy's eyes while a black nurse checks his pulse. C/U boy's father, Mr. Kaatz, looking distressed as he waits outside the hospital. C/U surgeons examining the boy's eyes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1701.25
    Media URN:
    52874
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:40:00 / 01:33:44:00
    Canister:
    59/95

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