Title ID 8095Collection ID141
Title[Red Cross Nurse]
Date[ca. 1939]
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionFamily Life
ThemeFamily Life Urban Life
KeywordsDomestic Gardens Dance Clothing Health Services Uniforms
LocalWest Wickham, Croydon
RegionalGreater London
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionEmile Lauste & family members
CameraEmile Lauste & family members
ParticipantsBessie Lauste
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This two scene film shows an older woman (Bessie Lauste) in a nurses uniform posing in a domestic garden taking off her coat and rolling up her sleeves. The woman puts a pair of scissors in her belt. Later a white girl wearing a masculine turban and Pacha style outfit, dances and messes about in front of the camera pulling faces and giggling.