• Short Summary

    Disabled men and women at Gorleston-on-Sea Holiday Camp enjoying their holidays.

  • Description

    Gorleston (Gorleston-on-Sea), Norfolk.

    GV. Coaches with disabled people arriving at the entrance to Gorleston-on-Sea Holiday Camp near Yarmouth. SV. Disabled woman being helped down from coach by nurses and first aid men, & LV. SV. Disabled man being helped into invalid chair. SV. More disabled people being wheeled along platform having arrived by train. Top view, more disabled people arriving by coach at entrance of camp. SCU. Charlie Coffey lying on his back in his invalid carriage. This man has been 58 years on his back. SV. Leslie Bowers laughing, shaking hands with Charlie Coffey. Bowers was a Japanese Prisoner of War, he had all his finger nails torn off and his tongue was cut in half. Mrs Mabel Day, a Polio victim, comes into the picture and puts her arms around Leslie Bowers. SV. Disabled people being wheeled along in invalid chairs to their chalets. SV. Woman being wheeled into Chalet. Interior, disabled in their chairs seated around tables having breakfast. SV. Crutches and sticks leaning up against tables. Disabled people having breakfast. SV. Man at table eating from spoon with injured hand. SV. The feet of Mrs Mabel Day in iron, pan up to her playing table tennis. CU. Mrs Mabel Day smiling. SV. Disabled man sitting in wheelchair playing snooker. SV. Mr Tom Lay, Polio victim since 1916, playing billiards from wheelchair. LV. Game of billiards in process. GV. Van with display of aids for disabled on show at the camp. SV. Disabled people watching various aids being demonstrated. SCU. Special types of spoons and forks on display boards. SV. Disabled woman in wheelchair demonstrating how to pick up a handkerchief from the ground by a special instrument. SV. David Nennane aged 11, in wheelchair, looking out to sea. CU. David Nennane looking out to sea. SV. Disabled people being wheeled along sea front in wheelchairs.

    (Neg) (Title Scene 'K')

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:45:00 / 01:11:29:00

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