• Short Summary

    Toc H supply emergency lights to elderly, they are designed to alert public of their distress.

  • Description

    No title - SOS beacons for old people supplied by Toc H. Redbridge, London.

    Interior shot of 95 year old Mrs Mary Jane Simpson who is bedridden, she is being shown how to work emergency switch by Toc H member. C/U Mrs Simpson being shown how to press switch. C/U a doll on the bed, pan down to her hand holding it. The doll is 91 years old. C/U Mrs Simpson pressing the switch. C/U of her face.

    Exterior shots of window showing the flashing light to alert the public. C/U man in street looking at light. M/S man going to telephone for help. C/U poster displayed by Toc H instructing public what to do. Interior M/S Toc H members assembling the emergency light. M/S map displayed in the Toc H headquarters showing where the emergency lights are situated. M/S members with case containing spare parts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2069.29
    Media URN:
    56856
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:04:00 / 01:50:00:00
    Canister:
    68/68

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