• Short Summary

    Chelsea Pensioners reveal their creative talents.

  • Description

    Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London.

    Pensioners in their red uniform are seen working at a table and fashioning artificial flowers from old nylons that have been dyed by the Red Cross. C/U shots of two men cutting stockings and making flower petals. One of them puts the flower together, all in vibrant colours. Shot of Red Cross worker putting some of the flowers in a cellophane box.

    Note that there are no shots of the hospital exterior.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    43.16
    Media URN:
    2035
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:19:00 / 01:34:04:00
    Canister:
    CP 079

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