• Short Summary

    Midwives give lessons to prospective fathers at New York maternity centre.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Papas Prepare".

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    M/S of prospective fathers seated in classroom at a maternity centre. Midwives are giving the men a lecture. All at once the men take off their jackets and collect baby dolls from a table. Various shots of men bathing the dolls, they fit a nappy on the dolls. We see two of the men in conversation; one says to the other "my mother-in-law says this ain't right". Various shots of men cuddling the dolls and winding them. Narrator comments "the new generation will grow up clinging to their fathers' apron-strings while engineer mothers are out building Bonnie ... bombers!"

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1113.05
    Media URN:
    38750
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:37:00 / 01:05:34:00
    Canister:
    41/31

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