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  • Short Summary

    This operation was the first in France to be shown in colour on CCTV to other doctors.

  • Description


    GV. of Operating Theatre, with surgeon at work. CU. Television cameraman inside theatre, pan to equipment being used to televise operation. CU.Technician at control panel. GV.Students watching operation from another room, by means of closed circuit Television. GV. of Television screen, which shows C.U. of the heart being operated on. Diagram explaining function of the heart. CU. of machine used to take the place of the heart during an operation. Diagram showing the way the machine takes the place of the heart. Ultra CU. surgical instrument touching the now idle heart. GV.Mechanical heart in operation. CU.Heart of patient moving in a pumping action. CU.Scalpel making an incision in the heart. CU.Surgeon. CU.Surgical instruments widening the aperture cutting the heart. CU. of lighting system. CU. on T.V. screen of operation in progress. GV.Operating theatre. CU.Operation in progress. GV.Anaesthetist. CU. of heart during final stage of operation. CU.T.V.controller, pan to CU.

    Mute Dupe Neg & F.G.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:15:00 / 01:43:12:00
    UN 3153 B

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