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  • Short Summary

    Remarkable film showing occupational therapy techniques for men recovering from Tuberculosis.

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    Continued from same story (records A & B)

    "Bee keeping is also taught..." L/S of three men tending to beehives. Dissolve into a C/U of the hive with top section taken off. "Some months later, Jim is transferred to the poultry farming section." L/S of Jim throwing seed to chickens behind chicken wire. C/U of chicken coop. Some chicks bob around. "...and still later to the pig farm." L/S of muddy fields with pigs in. Man seen working in the distance. C/Us of large pig lying on the ground with baby pigs fighting to get their feed. M/S of man pouring slops into a trough for the pigs.

    "Another course at Burrow Hill Colony is rural carpentry." Panning shot of the woodwork shop. Men at work both inside and outside in the sun. Interior of the shed showing a supervisor watching a man working at a lathe. Supervisor checks the work of men outside.

    "Attached to the Colony is the farm which supplies all the milk required." Panning shot of cows in a field. "Tubercle-free dairy shorthorns." C/U of Jim and another man petting one of the cows. "Wending homeward through a shady Surrey lane." L/S of cows walking towards the camera down a country road. "Arrival in the cow shed." Cows follow one another into the milking shed. C/U of some of the cows in the milking shed.

    End appeal title: "And that is a part of the work of the National Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis - a work that is never-ending, and which calls forth for redoubled efforts. WILL YOU HELP US?"

    Note: remarkable film - nicely shot - of early occupational therapy techniques for Tuberculosis sufferers.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:38:00 / 01:20:20:00

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