• Short Summary

    Amateur Athletic Association championships and Plastic Surgery club for early Guinea Pigs.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People In Camera".

    White City Stadium, London. Amateur Athletic Association championships.

    MS Johnny Dodd of Doncaster fails to clear 11 ft 3 ins in the pole vault. MS the winning pole vault 12 1/2 ft by Zsituay of Hungary. MS Macdonald Bailey of Trinidad winning the 100 yards sprint easily. MS LS He also wins the 220 yards easily. CU Macdonald Bailey. LS crowds watching from the stadium.

    Intertitle reads: "East Grinstead".

    East Grinstead, West Sussex. The Guinea pig club for men whose faces and limbs have been restored by plastic surgery.

    CU a sign saying "Guinea Pigs, RAF office". LS General exterior view of the Royal Air Force hospital. MS Sir Archibald McIndoe the surgeon responsible for most of the cures shaking hands with some of the men. CU Head shot of McIndoe. MS Men mounting a waiting coach.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1189.11
    Media URN:
    41403
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:50:00 / 01:19:20:00
    Canister:
    47/59

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    \"Zsituay\" should read Zoltan Zsitvay.

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