• Short Summary

    Midwife who delivered 4,000 babies, Mrs Walkerdine, decides to retire.

  • Description

    Deptford, London.

    SV. Towards and passed, midwife Elsie Walkerdine, who delivered 4000 babies and is about to retire, walking down Shere Road, Deptford. SV. Front of house No 56 as she approaches and knocks on the door. CU. Door is opened by Mrs Leary's mother, Mrs North and the midwife starts to go in. GV. Interior, Mrs Leary is sitting with two weeks old Colin Paul. The midwife followed by the mother in law walks in and the midwife sits by Mrs Leary. CU. Mrs North looking on. GV. As Mrs Leary hands the baby to Miss Walkerdine. CU. Mrs Leary and Miss Walkerdine looking at the baby. CU. Colin Paul starts a very big yawn. CU. Miss Walkerdine looking at the baby.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene G)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1509.20
    Media URN:
    49186
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:00:00 / 01:36:37:00
    Canister:
    57/102

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