• Short Summary

    A look at a day in the life of a rural district nurse.

  • Description

    Item title reads - District nurse.

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S as district nurse leaves her house, leaving a note of where she can be found. She walks to her bicycle and rides away. She wheels the bike up a hill and arrives at country cottage. She takes her bag inside. Interior M/S as she takes off her coat. She attends Miss Brown who is in bed and takes her temperature. M/S as she sets off again to the next cottage which belongs to Mrs Andrews. Various shots as she examines the children's teeth and ears. They wave goodbye as she leaves. M/S's as she rides home. C/U of her bag, C/U as she scrubs her hands. Various shots as she attends to Tommy who has hurt his leg. M/S as he puts his school cap on and leaves with a bandaged knee.

    C/U hand answering telephone. The nurse takes a bigger bag and gets in her car. M/S as she drives away to Mrs Robinson's house. C/U as she puts surgical mask and turban on. M/S as she washes baby's head after it has been born and powders it. M/S picture of Mr Robinson who is away fighting. Camera pans down to Mrs Robinson who beams when she is handed the new arrival.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:53:00 / 01:53:07:00
    NP 50

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