• Short Summary

    Rollers and record player are used to send babies back to sleep.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Machine Age Solves Baby Problem".

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    MS Man and woman asleep in bed.

    CU Baby in cot crying.

    CU Mother rouses and puts hands out to bedside.

    CU Her hands turning on a switch.

    MS Mother turning over and going back to sleep while voice croons 'Rockabye baby' in background.

    CU Baby in cot which is being rocked automatically. He has stopped crying and is looking round for the voice.

    CU The gramophone playing record.

    CU The cot being rocked by rollers attached to wheels.

    CU The baby settling down to sleep again.

    CU The gramophone.

    CU The baby asleep again.

    CU Father, disturbed by noise, pulling bedclothes over head.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1413.37
    Media URN:
    46040
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:33:00 / 01:53:33:00
    Canister:
    49/43

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