• Short Summary

    Item about how bees and their stings are used to help arthritis sufferers. Kensington, London.

  • Description

    Bee Stings, Kensington in London.

    C/U Woman (Julia Owen - bee venom specialist) in car, tilt down to case by her side with electrical instruments and switches. L/S Rolls Royce drawing up at pavement edge. M/S Chauffeur opening door and stepping out. He opens back door and woman steps out carrying case. M/S Woman walks up steps and enters door of house. M/S Woman entering room in house and placing case on sideboard. C/U Plugging in electric lead to side of case.

    C/U Another instrument with a meter flickering. M/S Another woman helps first woman on with white overall. M/S Woman now opens case to reveal bees inside. C/U Jars full of bees. Pan to electrical apparatus at the end of the case. M/S She removes one of the jars from the case and closes the lid. M/S Two other old women talking, first woman walks into frame carrying her jar of bees, and starts to take one of the bees out of the jar. C/U Removing bee from jar with tweezers and placing it against old woman's arm.

    C/U Elderly woman's face (in pain). M/S Woman replaces bee in jar and takes another jar from her pocket and places the other jar in her pocket. She starts to take another bee from the jar. C/U Removing bee from jar with tweezers and placing it on other woman's wrist. C/U Woman's face (smiling). C/U Bee is again placed on the woman's wrist. M/S Woman walks over to man seated in arm chair and places bee on his ankle. C/U Taking another bee from jar. C/U Placing bee on lower part of his ankle. C/U His face (gives slight twitch).

    Cataloguer's note: For search purposes, arthritis, rheumatism.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:29:00 / 01:10:20:00
    NP 501

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