• Short Summary

    John Bunyan demonstrates his engineering inventions which will help in medical world. Kent.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Medical engineering.

    John Bunyan, founder of the Medical Engineering Development Trust, demonstrates inventions that will make life easier for patients and medical staff. Deal, Kent.

    Various shots of John Bunyan at microscope in his office. L/S his collection of microscopes. M/S isolation bed in the workshop, camera pans to what looks like a converted vacuum cleaner which blows sterilised air into the isolation bed. Various shots as patient in bed has his pulse taken. M/S of the complete bed. C/U drawing of new type bed with lifting device incorporated. M/S's model of bed being demonstrated on doll. C/U Bunyan's hand operating the lifting device. C/U doll laying on the lifting device. M/S as section is removed under which a bedpan or bottle can be placed. Various shots of Bunyan and workmen standing around the bed. M/S Bunyan lifting himself from chair onto rolling crutches, he turns with them towards camera. Various shots as he walks on the crutches, pan down to show the casters.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:30:00 / 01:23:37:00

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