Lady Hoare hosts a party for children suffering the effects of the drug Thalidomide.
Unissued / Unused Material -
Various shots of Lady Hoare's Thalidomide Children's Party. Lady Hoare is the wife of Sir Frederick Hoare. VS Children during party including shots of Sylvia Sims talks to boy with no arms and Actress Ann Heywood playing with the children including her own baby. The material shows clearly the damage that Thalidomide did to children and how they overcome some of the difficulties. Some of the children have been fitted with artificial limbs. Quite a number of celebrities are there including Larry Adler. A cake is cut to mark the event
(Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 24/07/1963.