• Short Summary

    Dr. Lyburn of Tunbridge Wells demonstrates his invention: a machine for curing thrombosis.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Thrombosis - New Cure?"

    Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

    M/S street in Tunbridge Wells. Various shots 2 small girls drinking cups of water at the Ghaly Beate Spring.

    Various shots female patients in steam room of Doctor Lyburn's clinic. The women are wear sheets like togas. One woman breaths steam through a tube, another massages her arms.

    C/U Doctor Eric Lyburn sitting at his desk. C/U of doctor looking at diagram. C/U diagram which shows Lyburn's invention: a machine that freezes head of patients but exposes their bodies to steam, helping them sweat out impurities. C/U Doctor Lyburn speaking about his machine (natural sound).

    M/S patient being put into Doctor Lyburn's machine. C/U patient in machine as it is closed round her. C/U Doctor Lyburn looking at the patient through open window in the head part of the machine. C/U Doctor Lyburn listening with stethoscope. C/U temperature gaining. C/U patient lying down in box lined with aluminium foil. C/U doctor closing box around the patient. C/U patient. C/U Doctor Lyburn closing the lid.

    Note: name of spring in paperwork is Chaly Beate.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:10:00 / 01:55:02:00

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