• Short Summary

    Fires are lit on Bardsey Island to send messages to mainland. Caernarfonshire, Wales.

  • Description

    Island doctor.

    Bardsey Island, Caernarfonshire, Wales.

    Camera pans across rocky coastline to 2 sheep on grass. The camera pans to Bardsey Island out in the sea. M/S of Bardsey Island. M/S of Mrs Will Evans, wife of the coastguard, preparing to answer smoke signal from the island. Shots of signal fires on the island which means there is illness, M/S as she lights reply fire. M/S of rowing boats in cove on shore. Various shots of doctor with case climbing down to motorboat, and boat being pushed out. C/U sheepdog. M/S fishermen carrying doctor to boat, dissolve to boat proceeding to island. L/S of coastline, scene dissolves to doctor going ashore on isle. Pan from cottage to church on island. M/S cattle grazing. M/S showing countryside of Bardsey. The doctor walks up the lane to the cottage. Several shots of the doctor going to cottage, dissolve to mother with baby, the doctor leaves. M/S Bardsey Island.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:50:00 / 01:53:11:00
    NP 173

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