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    Item showing volunteers doing research on the common cold. Salisbury, Wiltshire.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Common cold research. Harvard Hospital, Salisbury. Wiltshire.

    CU noticeboard - 'Harvard Hospital'. MS car arriving with volunteer 'guinea pigs' and entering gates. CU car drawing up. Various shots volunteers alighting. MS volunteers sorting out their cases. MS woman worker showing volunteers to their huts. MS the Reverend E. R. Williams from Portland, USA and John Parker of Falmouth, who are both students at Oxford, lying down on bed to be inoculated by Dr Weeks.

    CU the doctor inoculating the two men's nostrils. CU of the doctor. CU his hands inoculating nostril. MS in mirror, doctor walks forward and picks up syringe. CU as he inoculates one of the men. MS the two men lying on the bed. MS the doctor examining the men's noses and throats. CU the doctor watching one of the men blows his nose.

    MS the two men entering the hut where they live during their stay. MS in their rest room with Williams at typewriter and Parker reading in chair and fiddling with wireless. Various CU's Williams at typewriter and Parker reading. MS after collecting food from door of hut they carry it into kitchen. MS as they unpack food from door of hut and carry it into kitchen. MS as they unpack food and start preparing meal. CU soup, etc, laid out on table. MS the two men sitting at table eating. CU Williams chatting as he eats.

    Various CU's observation charts and graphs. MS two girls at work in laboratory. One takes tray of eggs from incubator. CU girl examining egg. CU girl's hand injecting egg with virus. CU two girl workers pan down to hands. CU girl places eggs on tray, and puts them back in incubator. CU hands placing tray in incubator. CU Williams sneezing.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:14:00 / 01:40:17:00
    UN 2232 A

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