Title ID 12128Collection ID1658
TitleThe True Story of the Guinea Pig Club
CollectionThe Guinea Pig Club
Genre/TypeProfessionalFilm/Video companyNon-fictionHome Cinema/Video Release
ThemePublic Services
KeywordsAccidents Aircraft Armed Forces Health Services Hospitals Men
LocalEast Grinstead
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionAn Aviation Classics Production
DirectorRobert Carofalo
ProducerRobert Carofalo
WriterRobert Carofalo
NarratorAlan Carr
FormatMixed Colour and Black & White Sound
Duration92 min. 32 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details.


An Aviation Classics video about the Guinea Pig Club and demands for plastic surgical treatment for badly burnt pilots and aircrew during the Second World War. Operations by Sir Archibald McIndoe are shown and the film tells the story of men and the battles they fought, both in the air and on the ground.