• Short Summary

    People rush for smallpox vaccinations after outbreak amongst Pakistani immigrants in UK.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Smallpox Menace".

    Bradford, Yorkshire.

    L/S Bradford. Street scenes in Bradford. C/U newspaper board: "smallpox - latest details ... great vaccination rush". Angle shot shop sign: "Mohammed Grocer". C/U 3 Asians standing outside shop. C/U Halal butchers. C/U Asian woman. Various shots large queues of people waiting for smallpox vaccination outside clinic. L/S of Bradford. C/U closed gates in front of St. Luke's hospital. Porter raises barrier to allow nurse to enter. C/U Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Douglas, working at desk. More shots queue. Interior: various shots adults and children being vaccinated by nurses and doctors.

    London.

    Panning shot Pakistan airliner at London airport at night. Various shots new Pakistani immigrants coming down steps from plane. Various shots Pakistanis going through customs. Narrator explains Pakistani immigrants are source of latest smallpox outbreak.

    Angle shot name St. Pancras town hall, pan down to queues waiting to be vaccinated. More shots queues. Various shots people having vaccination.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1709.17
    Media URN:
    53107
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:26:00 / 01:23:34:00
    Canister:
    62/6

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