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    Artificial limb making factory in Italy.

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    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Making artificial limbs in Italy.

    M/S exterior view of the Orthopaedic Institute in Bologna. M/S exterior of building through ornamental metal gate. Gate opens. M/S two disabled people people walking in grounds and entering the institute. M/S craftsmen making artificial hands and arms. C/U artificial arms and hands pan down craftsmen painting hands. Various shots of arms and legs being made in the factory. C/U of man putting on artificial hands. C/U of man writing letter with artificial hands. Shots of man typing with artificial arm attachment.

    M/S of man shaking hands with on of the craftsmen. M/S of craftsmen putting artificial leg in vice. M/S craftsman spraying artificial leg. M/S of craftsmen making artificial feet. M/S of man showing how an artificial leg works. C/U mechanism of foot. M/S artificial leg beside chart showing bone structure of the foot and leg. M/S row of artificial legs and feet. M/S man bending down from the knee, then pulls up trouser leg to show artificial leg. C/U Men in pyjamas walking across grounds with aid of sticks.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:40:00 / 01:06:29:00
    UN 2060 H

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