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  • Short Summary

    Nurses train as firefighters to replace men fighting at the front.

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    Our firemen nurses. Location of events unknown.

    Nurses train as firefighters; to replace men fighting at the front or already dead. Teams of nurses in a firefighting contest. Opens with shot of several Red Cross nurses running down street; toward cam. some of them pulling a wagon. A line of other nurses; some recuperating veterans and other officials stand alongside street watching the drill. One woman takes a tool from the wagon and pries open a covering on the street; the others attach a pump to what must be a pipe below.

    Rescue rehearsal. Some nurses inside a building pass a man with bandages out a window to nurses outside; using a blanket as a stretcher. Then they run carrying the injured man. A lady standing in a car gives a trophy cup to a nurse. Shot of the winning team of nurses posing with trophy.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:26:00 / 01:36:16:00
    ON 094 K

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