• Short Summary

    Four girls born to farmer and his wife in Bristol.

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    Southmead Hospital, Bristol, Avon.

    Interior of Southmead Hospital in Bristol - Mrs Margaret Good, mother of newly born quadruplets, sitting up in bed. Close up shot of Mrs Good. Mrs Good resting in bed. Mr Charles Good, father of the quads, walking into hospital. Mr Good walking along hospital corridor with nurse.

    Two nurses attending to quads in oxygen chamber cots. Close up shot of one of the quads in cot, pan up to nurse wearing face mask. Nurse moving cots into position. Nurse moving cot, pan to one of the babies asleep. Close up shot of baby asleep in cot. Nurse closes down glass top on cot and makes notes on pad.

    Mr Good walks into ward and sits on bed with wife. Close up shot of telegrams of congratulation on bed. Angle shot Mr and Mrs Good chatting. Nurse moves cots into position for inspection by father. Nurse checking oxygen apparatus.

    Mr Good walking along corridor wearing white overall and mask. One of the quads in cot. Mr Good with nurse, looking at baby in cot, pan down to baby in cot. Close up shot of baby asleep in cot. Nurse and Mr Good looking at another baby. Close up shot of baby asleep in cot. Nurse closing down glass top of cot. Close up shot of Mr Good walking towards door. Mr Good walking out of doorway. Nurse hanging up Mr Good's overall in room.

    Mr Good walks out of doorway of hospital. Close up shot of Mr Good wiping forehead. Mr Good walks into pub. Mr Good walks up to bar. Barman pulls drink. Barman smiles and holds up four fingers. Close up shot of Mr Good drinking glass of beer, he turns and smiles to camera.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:08:00 / 01:15:42:00

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