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  • Short Summary

    Artificial wooden legs being made in workshop, amputee tries one out - could be war veteran.

  • Description

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of artificial limbs being made in a primitive outdoor workshop, sign in background reads: "Manufacturers of Artificial Legs". Slow pan to left along several workmen standing by long table. Various shots of man smoothing wood held in a clamp, man fitting artificial leg into shoe, man holding artificial leg with bending knee. C/U man working on false leg held in clamp; he sticks long tool inside lower part, hollowing out inside. A disabled man walks back and forth with a cane in front of workshop; presumably trying out an artificial leg.

    World War One, medicine, craftsmen, handicapped, crippled, amputation, disabilities, veterans.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1662.01
    Media URN:
    70930
    hd format:
    2k
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:00:51:00
    Canister:
    ON 001 J aka G 388

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