• Short Summary

    The story of 5 Liberian children who received treatment for their disabilities. London.

  • Description

    No title - Liberian children go home after Variety Club sponsored treatment on their limbs. London.

    L/S London Airport at night. Various interior shots showing the 5 Liberian children who have arrived for medical treatment. M/S David Jones with children, pan down to rest of group. C/U of Variety Club mini coach. M/S children boarding the coach, some on crutches, some being carried. M/S as minibus prepares to leave for Dollis Hill where the children will be treated. Interior M/S of minibus. C/U as boy waves. M/S as minibus leaves.

    Exterior M/S of St. Andrew's at Dollis Hill. Interior M/S of Jimmy Carreras coming in on crutches after having accident, followed by the Liberian children. C/U balloons hanging from ceiling. M/S Jimmy Carreras talking to little girl in chair, he hands out presents to boy and girl. Various shots as he compares with injured foot with Priscilla Borsay aged 9. M/S of Carreras with children and nurses. Various shots Martha Doe and Yvonne Grant with a giant teddy bear. Various shots of Elma Brandy playing with toy piano. Various shots Freddie Kendu with Dr. Heath Little. Various shots children and nurses having fun and playing with teddy bear. Various shots as the children board the coach to see the lights of London. C/U nuns waving. M/S as they watch when coach drives off.

    Various shots of the Christmas lights on Oxford Street. Various shots of lights in Piccadilly Circus. Various shots Trafalgar Square. L/S of Westminster showing Big Ben. L/S of St. Andrew's. Pan minibus arriving to collect children to take them to the airport. L/S of St Andrew's. M/S of sunshine coach outside. M/S of the Liberian children preparing to board the coach. C/U nurse and one of the children. C/U children. Various shots as nurses say goodbye and children board the coach. Various shots as they all wave to each other.

    C/U coach arriving at London Airport. M/S of children sitting inside departure lounge. Various shots of children with nun. M/S as they are joined by Leslie MacDonnell and Dr. Mountrose. C/U Dr. Mountrose, pan to children. C/U Leslie MacDonnell with children. M/S of aircraft on tarmac at London Airport. M/S of Liberian children boarding aircraft. M/S little girl at bottom of steps. Various shots as the children board the aircraft and wave. Various interior shots of the children with hostesses. C/U's of the Liberian Charge d'affaires and his wife waiting to see children off. Various shots as they all wave. Pan as the aircraft takes off.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:09:00 / 01:23:49:00

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