• Short Summary

    American ambassador visits veterans hospital and brings equipment to help the disabled

  • Description

    ENGLAND: London: Wandsworth:
    EXT/INT

    DISABLED PEOPLE Shot of Roehampton Hospital and man on crutches walking across grounds. page-turning device for armless ex-service men in the hospital by Mrs Lewid Douglas and gift from America. watched Man lying prone with device showing print projected on the ceiling.

    MR LEWIS DOUGLAS and WIFE Mrs Lewis Douglas watches patient using device - projecting print on to ceiling for reading.

    DOUGLAS, Lewis Williams, American diplomat (1894-1974)

    DOUGLAS, Peggy Zinsser (d. 1992)

    ROEHAMPTON Good shot of hospital with man in crutches walking in foreground. Shots of limbless man with page turning device for reading. Another man in the prone position with device for projecting print on to ceiling. Mrs Lewis Douglas inspecting the device - a gift from America

    Disability

    Parlaysis, quadrapalegic, veteran, ambassador, ward, hospital, patient, projection, opaque projector
    Background: American ambassador visits veterans hospital and brings equipment to help the disabled

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABUA4DSIED2LOYTQH9SVBYD05Z
    Media URN:
    VLVABUA4DSIED2LOYTQH9SVBYD05Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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