• Short Summary

    Bishop of Chelmsford blesses new caravan for sick animals as it goes into service.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ANIMAL HOSPITAL SERVICE EXPANDS".

    Ilford, Essex.

    Bishop of Chelmsford, Dr H. Wilson, blessing new caravan for sick animals. Grooms holding horses. Close up shot of two dogs - one with hood and other waggers tail. Long shot of P.D.S.A. van. Close up shot of writing on van - People Dispensary for Sick Animals. Sign on van reading: 'In Gratitude to the Animals and Birds who Died in Active Service 1939 - 1945'. Vacancies adds, pan to dog being bandaged. Close up shot of dog's face with hood. Notice board, pan to horse in cradle with man stroking its head. Horses grazing. Horse being cleaned by another - mother?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1430.17
    Media URN:
    46595
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:09:00 / 01:25:54:00
    Canister:
    48/41

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