• Short Summary

    New portable operating theatre is demonstrated in Gloucester.

  • Description

    'Octatent' portable operating theatre. Gloucester.

    GV Interior three men erecting new Octatent operating theatre. CU Man fitting tubing together. SV The men putting polythene over frame of tent. CU Man lying the polythene down. GV The tent being raised. MS Man fixing support to hold the lot up. Pan up to man holding support. GV The tent as the men pull the polythene around the frame. SV Man tying polythene down round frame. CU Man tying off. GV The finished tent. Man walks away from it.

    CU Sign. "Theatre in Use", at Gloucester Royal Hospital, Gloucester. GV Int. the tent. Surgeon moves towards sink to wash hands. CU Nurse washing hands. AS Ditto. AS Surgeon putting on operating gown, with the assistance of a nurse. CU Nurse tying gown round his neck. CU Surgeon putting on rubber gloves. CU Ventilator in roof of tent. GV Operation in progress. Surgeon painting woman's neck. CU Operating tools. SV Nurse assisting in the operation. While operation is in progress. CU The surgeon. GV Operation taking place.

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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:
    01:54:19:00 / 01:55:26:00

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