• Short Summary

    Yorkshire miners collect money for friend's operation.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THERE'S NOWT LIKE GOOD FRIENDS".

    Maltby Nr Rotherham, Yorkshire.

    Long shot of pit head at Maltby. Miners walking towards Percy Haseman who is seated in wheelchair. Close up shot of Percy Haseman looking up at miners. Pan up to a miner, pan to other miners talking to Percy, smiling. Close up shot of miners talking to Percy. Close up shot of Percy talking to miners. Close up shot of a hand with tray tipping coins into box labelled 'Percy Haseman Fund'. Miners are collecting money to sent Percy to America where a St. Louis doctor hopes to cure him.

    Close up shot of a dart board. Long shot of interior of a pub 'Queen's Hotel'. Man drinking at bar. Close up shot of hand putting coin into box on counter - also donations for Percy Haseman.

    Mrs Elizabeth Haseman, Percy's mother, folding clothes. Close up shot of Percy smiling. Close up shot of Mrs Haseman. She closes case.

    Long shot of British Legion Club at Maltby. Several men seated on stage - one man standing, presumably addressing the gathering. Mrs Haseman pushing Percy towards stage. Mrs Haseman pushing Percy towards camera, she stops. Close up shot of Percy sitting in chair. Mother walks forward. Close up shot of hands collecting together passports and dollars for their trip to America. Mr Marsh, Secretary of the fund, giving documents to Mrs Haseman. Close up shot of Mrs Haseman putting documents in her bag. Mrs Haseman closes bag, walks back to Percy and wheels him away. General view of hall with Mrs Haseman wheeling Percy down aisle, people applauding. Percy clasps hands above head.

    Crowd of children walking along street with banners and collection boxes for Percy Haseman fund. Crowd of children walking down street. Back view, crowd of children walking down street.

    Heathrow Airport, London. Close up shot, pan along departure board at Heathrow. Close up shot of Mrs Haseman and her son Percy. Long shot, Constellation aircraft. Close up shot of name of aircraft 'Clipper Glory of the Skies.' Percy Haseman being assisted up stairway to aircraft, followed by mother. Back view, Mrs Haseman entering aircraft.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:01:00 / 01:37:01:00

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