• Short Summary

    Wing Commander Francis Peter Dixon explains the process and importance of blood donation.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Blood Donation".

    Ministry of Information Government official.

    Location unspecified.

    Bomb explodes and injured man carried away leaving puddle of blood, Wing Commander Francis Peter Dixon card details 22 Cranly Gardens Kensington, tel no. KEN 9845, Dixon speaks about blood transfusions. Dixon sits at desk explaining process - register, contribution made under medical supervision, blood bottled, frozen, evaporated and sent to the front. Bottles of blood stacked. Written message appears 'Your Blood Can Save a Life'. Injured man with blanket over him on stretcher smiling at camera.

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 44/72.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2919.10
    Media URN:
    84252
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:50:00 / 01:15:16:00
    Canister:
    44/72 (TRAILERS)

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