• Short Summary

    New drugs are introduced to relieve pain during childbirth.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Science Aids Mothers". Pain relief for childbirth.

    Hammersmith, London.

    SV 3 babies lying on mattresses in Queen Charlotte's Hospital. CU Baby. GV Maternity ward. CU Ward sister pan down to baby in arms. SV Back view midwife walking away from camera to Corgi parked at kerb. She places case on carrier. CU Midwife pan down to 'Minnett' equipment.

    Welwyn, Hertfordshire.

    SV Roche Laboratory assistant watching mixture in retort boil. SV Girl attending machine which fills & seals phials of pethydine. SV Dr Fairfield sitting at desk, he speaks on the benefits of Trilene. MV Assistant filling Trilene container in Roche Labs. Man lying on couch. CU Filling Trilene container. CU Container, hand screws on cap. MV Lab. assistant hands man on couch Trilene inhaler. He places it to his face. SV & CU Man inhaling from mask. SV Cut-in of Trilene container screwed to bench. CU Man takes mask from face. Assistant pokes face with pen-knife.

    Hammersmith.

    GV Babies lying on mattress. SV Two babies lying on mattress. One crying.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1407.02
    Media URN:
    45773
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:27:00 / 01:02:59:00
    Canister:
    49/17

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