• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth presents awards to nurses at St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Queen presents nurses' awards.

    St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London.

    M/S interior of presentation room in the hospital. M/S as Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) stands to speak amid applause. She says "I am very grateful indeed for your welcome and for your kind reference to the King. I am glad to say that he continues to make most excellent progress". Everyone applauds. She goes on to talks about the nurses playing their part in a troubled world. M/S as she presents Joyce Harvey with the Gold Medal. C/U of Queen Elizabeth's face as someone announces that Elizabeth Wheatley has won the Surgical Examination Prize. M/S as she presents Elizabeth with the prize. M/S nurses applauding. Good C/U of the Queen smiling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1491.01
    Media URN:
    48599
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:27:00 / 01:02:14:00
    Canister:
    51/99

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