• Short Summary

    Turkish Premier Menderes thanks doctors and a Surrey couple for help after his plane crash.

  • Description

    Titles read: "MENDERES FIT AGAIN".

    Redhill, Surrey.

    Various shots of the Turkish Prime Minister Adnan Menderes visiting Redhill County Hospital soon after leaving the London Clinic, where he had been recovering from the shock of his air crash the previous week. He walks about the hospital with an entourage and visits his valet Karin Nefes, who is still being treated for injuries.

    Menderes thanks Matron Miss Nicholls and the hospital doctors for the care and skill with which they had treated his fellow countrymen.

    Menderes then visits Oakland Park Farm to give his thanks to Mr and Mrs Anthony Bailey there. They found Menderes and two other men staggering about after the plane crash near their home and took them in to revive them with brandy until the ambulance arrived.

    Menderes shakes hands with the couple for a group of photographers. Commentator says he has invited the couple to Turkey to spend a holiday as his guests.

    Notes and cuttings on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1569.36
    Media URN:
    50384
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:21:00 / 01:49:55:00
    Canister:
    59/17

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