• Short Summary

    Item about medical school that includes footage of Alexander Fleming, Paddington, London.

  • Description

    Medical School, Paddington.

    L/S St Mary's Hospital camera pans up to Fleming's window. L/S Doctor Alexander Fleming (inventor of penicillin) working at table. M/S Doctor Fleming taking something from bottle which he puts onto micro-slide. L/S Students at work in laboratory. M/S Man working by flametometer. C/U Hands taking away glass that is filled with liquid and putting another one under it. Camera pans up tubes to flame.

    M/S Man holding up a glass of liquid, he tips this down tube. M/S Man sitting at desk he turns out light and looks into glass window. C/U Man looking through glass window. M/S Time-lapse camera, man and woman lowering camera. M/S Man and woman checking camera. C/U Camera. M/S Doctor and woman leaving time-lapse camera. C/U Time-lapse camera going on and off. C/U Light going on and off. Big C/U showing virus growing under time-lapse camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1377.19
    Media URN:
    45079
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:54:00 / 01:36:02:00
    Canister:
    NP 533

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