the ward

the ward

Coventry - Polio Strikes (1957)

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Coventry, East Midlands. GV. Pan, Coventry. Angle shot, Lady Godiva. GV. New housing estate near the river Sowe. GV. Housing estate, two girls in jeans walking in foreground. GV. New shops and buildings and children playing in front of them. SV. Two girls on skates on the pavement, pan to children playing on grass verge. GV. Whitely Hospital. GV. River Sowe and children playing on the banks. GV. River Sowe, children playing in the foreground. CU. River Sowe flowing. CU. River with old tin can and some other rubbish in. SCU. Children standing near large old waste pipe. SCU. Two children looking on. GV. Large group of children running along bank of the river. GV. Interior of room in the hospital showing iron lung with Maureen Allen in. CU. Maureen Allen. SCU. Maureen Allen showing the mirror and her face in it on the iron lung. GV. A ward containing young children. SCU. Nurse feeding child with a bottle. CU. Small child holding comic. GV. Ward with children reading comics. Pan to other side of the ward. (Neg.) (Orig. I) 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1499.07