• Short Summary

    Comical story about expectant father waiting for first glance of new baby.

  • Description

    Title reads: "First News of 1946".

    Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital, London.

    Comical item about an expectant father.

    M/S of expectant father sitting nervously next to nurse at desk. He looks at his watch and fidgets. We hear a baby cry and the father cranes his neck. Several nurses wheel baby cots past the man, he looks inside but none of the infants are his. M/S of nurse coming out of door wearing a surgical mask and carrying a new-born baby. She beckons the man over to see the baby, he takes one look and faints!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1372.06
    Media URN:
    44933
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:00:00 / 01:07:03:00
    Canister:
    46/1

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