• Short Summary

    A patient is taken to hospital by sledge and by boat during cold winter in Sweden.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "MAKE WAY FOR THE AMBULANCE - In Britain were accustomed to the speedy rush of ambulances for our great Hospitals. In Sweden, when winter still grips outlying districts there's a different tale to tell of how a case is handled."

    L/S's of stretcher bearers carrying a stretcher with a patient on it away from a small country bungalow. The patient is lifted onto the back of small cart which is towed away by a horse. L/S's of the the stretcher being placed onto a sledge and being pulled across a frozen lake. From their it is transferred to a motorboat and then back to a sledge.

    Intertitle reads: "Testing every yard of progress."

    L/S of man walking on the ice several yards ahead of the main stretcher bearing party, he thrusts a pole into the ice in front of him to check for weaknesses. L/S of the patient being transferred to a rowing boat. L/S of the rowing boat moving away. L/S of patient being lifted from a rowing boat at the quayside and finally being lifted into the back of an ambulance. L/S of the ambulance driving away.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:49:00 / 01:40:33:00
    PT 117

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