• Short Summary

    Large queues at chemist as Flu epidemic spreads.

  • Description

    Flu Epidemic hits London.

    CU Newspaper placard, "Flu Keeps London at Red", pan up to empty newspaper stand. GV Interior of an office showing empty desks with only one woman and one man working. CU Of the girl working as she wipes her nose. GV Exterior of Emergency Bed Service building. GV Interior of operations room. SV Women answering phones at desk. CU Ditto. CU Woman writing. CU Girl on phone, Central Area. CU Girl on phone, S. East Area. CU Girl on phone, S. West. CU Girl on phone, N. East. SV Girl on phone in background. list of hospitals on wall. SV Woman beside the large list of hospitals on wall. CU Chalked notice, "Red Warning". SCU Doctor De Silva at desk, who is on duty day and night, (Dr. De Silva is blind). SV Pan as two ambulances go out on call. GV Interior of chemist shop. CU Prescriptions made up, pan to man at counter. SV As man hands prescription to a woman. GV Interior of chemist's shop.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2237.23
    Media URN:
    57676
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1970
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:28:00 / 01:45:40:00
    Canister:
    70/1

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    "Exterior of building, (Emergency Hospital Service ?)" - it's the office of the Emergency Bed Service.

  2. jamied says

    "Pan as two ambulances go out" - they're both Morris LD ambulances.

  3. British Pathé says

    Thanks for identifying.

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