• Short Summary

    Medical equipment being loaded onto plane at London Airport bound for Soviet Union.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Medical Aid to Russia".

    London Airport.

    L/S of Ilyushin 18 Moskva Russian Turboprop airliner at London Airport waiting to take oxygen equipment to Russia (USSR, Soviet Union). M/S of propeller engines on wing. C/U of Hammer and Sickle on wing of plane. Nose of the airliner.

    Interior shot of flight deck showing control columns and instrument panels. Shot looking down inside the airliner showing accommodation for eighty passengers. C/U of seats beside windows.

    In a hospital, we see a refrigeration oxygen tent being placed over patient in bed, the control equipment built into a low slung chassis slides under the bed. Mr. Steven Sullivan, General Manager of Oxygen Air, demonstrates. Patient in bed beneath the oxygen tent as Mr. S. adjusts the controls. C/U Mr. S., pan down to the control unit. CU control dials being adjusted. Mr. S. taking a reading of oxygen contents. Mr. S. pulling the control unit out from beneath the bed.

    Various shots Russian airliner being loaded with the oxygen equipment at London Airport. People going aboard. M/S Mr. S. boarding the airliner and waving. Various shots plane taking off.

    Note: article about this story on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:01:32:00

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