• Short Summary

    A look at the work of the National Adoption Society in matching babies with suitable parents.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Finding a home for baby.

    London.

    C/U sign above the National Adoption Society. Interior back view of woman holding baby, she hands him over to one of the kind staff who takes him away. Various good shots of the office showing six or seven girls typing and working. M/S of the rows of files for people who want to adopt. The likely files are taken in to Miss Blackburn, the Society's Secretary, who sorts through them and chooses one. M/S as she rings the couple.

    C/U of the sign for the society again, camera pans down to the couple walking in. The baby is brought in and handed to the woman. The couple smile and coo over the baby, good C/U of him. They sit down and are interviewed by Miss Blackburn. C/U baby. The couple walk out onto the street with the baby, they will foster him for 3 months before adopting. M/S as the man hails a taxi and they get in and drive away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1303.19
    Media URN:
    43223
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:22:00 / 01:41:45:00
    Canister:
    NP 5

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