• Short Summary

    Press wait outside hospital for first heart transplant patient + Hyperbaric Bed for heart patients.

  • Description

    No title. Heart patients in London + Britain's first heart transplant at the National Heart Hospital.

    L/S National Heart Hospital. M/S of newspaper reporters and photographers outside the heart hospital. C/U of camera equipment on the ground. Angle shot Heart Hospital. They are waiting for the appearance of the first heart transplant patient, Frederick West.

    L/S the Westminster Hospital. Zoom in to M/S of window. Interior of treatment room: M/S as patient is prepared on the "Hyperbaric Bed". The bed aids recovery of heart attack victims. M/S bed as nurse starts to close the lid. C/U as lid closes over camera and nurse looks down. M/S doctor adjusting controls. C/U ditto. The doctor picks up telephone and speaks to the patient. C/U patient speaking, he can see out of bed through a glass dome. C/U ditto showing the speaker grill inside the bed. L/S doctor and nurse watching patient in the bed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2057.29
    Media URN:
    56680
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:14:00 / 01:38:11:00
    Canister:
    68/38

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