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  • Short Summary

    Siamese baby being attended by nurse at hospital, people travelling by canoes with babies.

  • Description

    Okrika and Port Harcourt Hospital, Nigeria.

    A newspaper cutting states the babies were taken nine miles by canoe to the hospital. Mr J E Holgate 32 a British surgeon operated, assisted by Dr B J Ikpeme to separate siamese twins.

    LS. Sister feeding baby. MS. Doctor examining the baby. CU. Doctor Holgate. CU. Nurse's face. LS. Doctor Holgate entering ward examines patient, then Mrs. Omisa Jacobs mother of Siamese twins. CU. Signboard of Okrika Maternity Home. LS. Canoe arriving at the Maternity Home. LS. Okrika Church Various shots, party arriving at Port Harcourt.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2488.21
    Media URN:
    77550
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:49:00 / 01:55:48:00
    Canister:
    UN 2660 C

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