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[Godalming Church Parade & Ambulance Presentation]
|Date||17 December 1911; 23 September 1917||ID||1290|
These local newsreels record the citizens of Godalming at two official gatherings. The first is a pre-First World War civil procession; the second is a service of dedication in which the town presents a motorized First World War ambulance to the Red Cross.
Staley Family Domestic
|Date||1928 - 1931||ID||3210|
This family film focuses on the activities of six year old daughter Pam who plays with a board game and other toys at home, rides a horse on the beach and plays with autumn leaves. She has her first walk to School with her mother, climbs a tree and convalesces after a tonsillectomy.
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
A tour of St Bartholomew's Hospital, a voluntary hospital in Rochester. This professionally made film with intertitles informs the viewer of the costs involved in the delivery of modern and efficient health care. It was made to serve as a fundraising tool.
Ramsgate General Hospital: Hospital Appeal
A short promotional film about the appeal to raise funds for the extension of Ramsgate General Hospital. The Chairman of the Extensions Committee presents the film, appealing to people to donate towards the new casualty and outpatients departments. The film includes plans of the proposed new buildings.
[The Royal Surrey County Hospital Fundraising Films]
Two films, one a short drama and one a factual film, from a pre-NHS era, both made to encourage the public to make donations and raise funds for the Royal Surrey County Hospital.
Ashford Hospital Appeal
A film by amateur film-maker Dr. Victor Don, advocating the important and costly work carried out by ambulance attendants, doctors, chemists, anesthetists and nurses at Ashford Hospital in Kent during 1937. A short narrative sequence opens the film, during which a man is taken to hospital after being hit by a car.
Princess Alice Memorial Hospital
This professional film with intertitles tours The Princess Alice Memorial Hospital in Eastbourne. It was made to demonstrate how donations were being utilized by the hospital and to encourage further giving.
[Red Cross Nurse]
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 girl wearing a masculine turban and Pacha style outfit, dances and messes about in front of the camera pulling faces and giggling.
This very short black and white family film opens with Mrs Corder in a garden with a nurse, midwife or nanny. A baby is wrapped in blankets and clothing and is lying on the grass. The second part is of a car parked in a residential street.
This film shows the work of the Herne Bay A.R.P. service during the early years of the Second World War. ARP Members train for bomb and gas-attacks; practising extinguishing incendiary devices and simulating the treatment of casualties. The film also shows a large-scale dress rehearsal for a gas attack and a multi-service parade.
Film of a surgical operation, in close-up using both colour and black and white film.
New Faces Come Back
This partially-dramatised documentary traces the story of Jim, a flight engineer in the Royal Canadian Air Force who was badly burned during a Second World War aircraft accident. Jim undergoes reconstructive surgery and social rehabilitation at the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead. His experiences earn him membership in the notorious Guinea Pig Club.
[St John's Ambulance Brigade]
|Date||[ca. late 1940s]||ID||760|
A young girl is inspired to volunteer for the St John's Ambulance service when her father is injured falling from a tree. Adult St John Ambulance workers are also briefly filmed providing first aid to the victim of a motorbike accident, and to an injured miner. The sequences are all staged for the camera.
In and Around Eversfield
|Date||1950 - 1951||ID||8203|
A professionally made film with intertitles by Wallace Heaton Limited featuring typical activities of patients at Eversfield Chest Hospital during the early 1950s.
Christmas at Eversfield from the patients' angle
A professionally made film by Wallace Heaton Limited featuring the patients and some of the staff at Eversfield Hospital during Christmas in 1951. The patients are seen performing 'Cinderella' and relaxing indoors; preparations are made by the staff for the Christmas dinner.
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