• Short Summary

    Mobile operating theatre van drives to scene of road accident to treat crash victims.

  • Description

    Mobile operating theatre, Birmingham.

    Various shots mobile operating theatre (looks like large camper van) rushing to scene of road accident. A team of doctors, nurses and paramedics lift an injured man from his car. He is placed on a stretcher and carried to the mobile operating theatre.

    Interior of mobile operating theatre. Various shots emergency operation taking place - man is given oxygen and a blood transfusion.

    LS mobile operating theatre parked at side of road, a man in surgeons cap and gown gets into driver's cab and it drives away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3398.18
    Media URN:
    92527
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:02:00 / 01:34:46:00
    Canister:
    NP 374

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This one-off 3,460cc vehicle was made by Austin.

    It's odd that it wasn't filmed until late 1951, given that it had been built in 1946, and officially presented to the Birmingham Accident Hospital on 11th July 1947.

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