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  • Short Summary

    King Manoel of Portugal opens a ward for babies at Shrewsbury Orthopaedic Hospital.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "King Manoel opens new Ward for Babies at Shrewsbury Orthopaedic Hospital".

    Oswestry, Shropshire.

    M/S of King Manoel (aka King Manuel II of Portugal) listening to a speech from a man off camera before cutting a ceremonial ribbon. A little girl in then pushed forward to present the King with a small gift. M/S of King looking into camera talking. Dignitaries, nurses and patients (including little boy in neck brace) listen to King speak.

    Panning shot of crowd of high spirited nurses, standing on top of carts, waving at camera.

    Note: nitrate neg. transferred is damaged in places. AH 2001.

    Cuts exist - see separate record for details.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    662.14
    Media URN:
    26516
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:26:00 / 01:26:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1356

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