• Short Summary

    Prospective parents come and choose an orphan from Children's Home in Cheam, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Dream day.

    Orphans at Church of England Children's home wait for new parents. Cheam, Greater London.

    Various good shots of small children asleep in their cots. M/S as they get up. Several good shots of children in play room. Various shots of children sitting down and having a meal at small tables.

    M/S of the children sat in rows. Matron Long speaks to two prospective new parents then they have to choose a child. Good C/U's of children's faces looking hopeful. One little boy is chosen and led away, he sits on the nurse's knee in front of his new parents.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1231.32
    Media URN:
    33933
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:07:00 / 01:56:33:00
    Canister:
    NP 141

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