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  • Short Summary

    An electrically powered bed moves to make things more comfortable for American patients.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Title reads: "Bed Has Push Buttons For Illness Deluxe". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Los Angeles, United States of America (USA). Push button bed for hospital patients.

    Various shots of the bed being propelled by electricity which is operated by the patient. LS Patient presses button to bring hot and cold water basin beside bed, the basin, then retracts to underneath bed.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests that the material dates from December 1954. The inventor of this bed is Dr Marvel Beam (sp?).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2660.26
    Media URN:
    79113
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:12:00 / 01:39:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 2704 F

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