• Short Summary

    Immunisation for children to cure Diphtheria

  • Description

    Title reads: "Official Government Film" (Children Fight for Life)

    Various shots of injured or dead children caught under rubble due to 'enemy bombs'. Hospital ward where children with Diphtheria attend. Doctor speaking of immunisation. Close-up of child smiling with nurse. Various shots inside laboratory. Close-up of child looking up at sky. Parents shepherding children indoors. 'Diphtheria Germs Lurk Everywhere' Various shots of children being immunised. 'You must have your child immunised' 'Your Council Offices Will Tell You How'

    Cataloguers note: Opening shots of children buried under rubble is quite disturbing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2909.05
    Media URN:
    83965
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:26:00 / 01:18:36:00
    Canister:
    42/56 (TRAILERS)

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