• Short Summary

    Novel method of baby minding comes from New York.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "WIRELESS HELP ROCKABYE NURSE".

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Major Jean Wood, Radio baby sitter, lying on settee reading paper, loudspeakers piled up on wall over settee. Loudspeakers have names attached - babies' names. Close up shot of loudspeaker with name 'Sandee'. Close up shot of baby 'Sandee' asleep in cot, pan up to microphone. Close up shot of loudspeaker with name 'Karen' attached. Baby 'Karen' asleep in cot with mike overhead. Close up shot of loudspeaker with name 'Butch'. Baby 'Butch' in cot fidgeting around. Close up shot of Major Wood listening to Sandee's loudspeaker. Close up shot of baby 'Sandee' in cot, crying. Major Wood gets up from the settee to leave home. Major Wood leaving home. Close up shot of Major Wood changing baby's nappy in cot. Close up shot of baby asleep. Major Wood sitting on settee. Loudspeakers - several babies crying at the same time.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1430.16
    Media URN:
    46594
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:51:00 / 01:25:09:00
    Canister:
    48/41

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