King Manoel of Portugal opens a ward for babies at Shrewsbury Orthopaedic Hospital.
Full title reads: "King Manoel opens new Ward for Babies at Shrewsbury Orthopaedic Hospital".
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.