• Short Summary

    British quads celebrate their 2nd birthday.

  • Description

    Westminster, London.

    SV. Parents holding Cole Quads on balcony of flats. & SCU. LV. Workmen waving from road. SV. Nurses with quads. CU. One the the nurses offers a quad a birthday card. CU. Other nurses offers teddy bear to other children, who do not seem interested. SCU. Mrs. Cole tying hair ribbon, onto one of quads. CU. Quad having ribbon tied. STV. A. Quad playing with toy she picks it up and walks towards door. STV. Neighbours waving from road. GV. Quads birthday party. SV. Double-tiered cake with two candles on table. In the background left to right quads, Patsy, Edna, Frances and Marie. CU. Elevated Eldest Boy David, aged 7, eating cake. SV. Quads at table. CU. Frances eating sandwich pan to Marie being served with a sandwich. CU. Patsy eating cake. Pan down to large lump of cake held in other hand. CU. Edna looking a bit jammy. SV. Pan from Mr. Cole. holding Marie, to two candles burning on cake. SCU. Marie puffing at candles. CU. David applauding. SV. Mrs. Cole and other guests applauding. SCU. Cake. SCU. Birthday cards on wall.

    The children are called - Edna, Francis, Marie, Patricia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    28.45
    Media URN:
    27473
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:55:00 / 01:49:24:00
    Canister:
    52/76

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