• Short Summary

    THE QUEEN MOTHER HAD AN EMERGENCY OPERATION TODAY (TUESDAY) FOR APPENDICITIS. THE OPERATION WAS PERFORMED?

  • Description

    1.
    LV EXTERIOR HOSPITAL.


    2.
    MV SIR JOHN WEIR ARRIVING.


    3.
    MV POLICEMAN ARRIVING ON DUTY.


    4.
    CU MANE PLATE.


    5.
    MV PRESSMEN.


    6.
    MV EXTERIOR.


    7.
    CU "DAILY EXPRESS"


    8.
    LV EXTERIOR.


    9.
    CU CAMERAMEN.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE QUEEN MOTHER HAD AN EMERGENCY OPERATION TODAY (TUESDAY) FOR APPENDICITIS. THE OPERATION WAS PERFORMED IN KING EDWARD VII HOSPITAL FOR OFFICERS IN LONDON.

    AMONG THE FIVE SURGEONS AND DOCTORS TAKING PART IN THE OPERATION WAS SIR JOHN WEIR, ONE OF THE PHYSICIANS TO THE QUEEN. A BULLETIN AFTER THE OPERATION, WHICH LASTED 30 MINUTES, SAID THE QUEEN MOTHER WAS VERY WELL, BUT WOULD NOT RECEIVE VISITORS TODAY.

    THE TOUR SHE WAS TO HAVE UNDERTAKEN ON FRIDAY TO AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND HAS BEEN CANCELLED. HER FLYING VISIT TO CANADA ON THE WAY TO AUSTRALASIA HAS ALSO BEEN CANCELLED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEBFAQDGHWUULSCMEGILJGIF0K
    Media URN:
    VLVAEBFAQDGHWUULSCMEGILJGIF0K
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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