The Cambridgeshire sweepstake draw takes place at Mansion House in Dublin, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.
Item title reads - Golden Notes. Cambridgeshire sweepstake draw.
Dublin, Eire, Republic of Ireland, Southern Ireland.
Various good shots of Dublin with people walking along and trams running. M/S interior of the Mansion House as the sweep girls walk along in various costumes representing characters from grand opera. M/S as auditors put the counterfoils into a big drum which then tumbles around.
M/S's of Lord Powerscourt and Lord Mayor making speeches. C/U's of the girls in various wigs and costumes. A nurse picks the name of a horse out of a small drum. A row of nurses draw the counterfoils out of the big one. Various shots of their hands picking the tickets, a man collects them.
They are announced and people outside run to tell others the news. Various good shots of people reading the news in the 'Evening Herald' on trams. L/S as camera pans across people in the Mansion House, various shots of people waiting and chatting. M/S of the girls picking more tickets.
L/S of National Maternity Hospital made possible by the sweepstake. It is the only all electric hospital in the world, the camera pans across gauges and power sources. M/S of ladies in their beds in a ward the camera pans across them. M/S of an operation being carried out. Cute shot of a row of babies sleeping together. M/S of bath time, they are all crying.