• Short Summary

    A man builds a homemade dialysis machine helps with his wife's liver illness.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Harlow. Mechanical Kidney Saves Wife's Life".

    Harlow, Essex. A man builds a homemade dialysis machine helps with his wife's liver illness.

    GV House in Harlow where Ron and Olga Heppell live.

    SV Int. Olga working in the kitchen. CU Their cat. SV Olga lights gas and then walks out of room. CU Their boxer dog.

    SV Olga lying on bed talking to Ron with the machine on right. CU Olga. SV Ron taking Olga's blood pressure. CU Olga's arm. Pan to scale showing blood pressure. CU Olga rigging up part of the apparatus. CU Olga lying on bed Ron is at dials of machine. SV Olga lying on the bed telephoning the hospital while the machine is in operation. CU Olga on telephone. CU Olga pan down to her leg where the tubes are inserted. Pan along the tubes to the machine. SV Ron and Olga. He is using pump to alter the pressure of the saline bottle. Pan up to the bottle. CU The bottle. Pan down to Ron and Olga.

    CU Olga with boiled egg she is pouring a lot of salt on her plate. Camera pans up from plate to smiling Olga. CU Ron.

    SV Pan Olga walking into Greengrocer's shop. SV Int. Olga being served. CU Olga.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:42:00 / 01:06:52:00

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