• Short Summary

    Volunteers take part in experiment to find out more about the common cold. Salisbury.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Colds to Order.

    People take part in Government experiment to find out more about the common cold. Harvard Hospital near Salisbury, Wiltshire.

    A Ford station wagon draws up outside Harvard Hospital and the passengers get out. M/S Harvard Hospital sign. They are greeted by nursing staff. Two girls enter room and take off their coats. One switches on the wireless but it doesn't work. The other girl telephones for an engineer. M/S of girl having drops put up her nose. M/S as food supplies are left outside the girls' door. M/S as they eat breakfast, one girl sneezes and coughs then the other starts. M/S as an engineer puts on a silly looking protective blanket with clear hood and enters to fix the radio. C/U dartboard on wall, the girls play a match.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1231.06
    Media URN:
    33907
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:20:00 / 01:10:53:00
    Canister:
    NP 134

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