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Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Lord Horder Opens Hospital Wing

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
677
Date Released
25 May 1942
Date submitted
21 May 1942
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Lord Horder Opens Hospital Wing
  2. 2Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Royal Duchess on Visit to Glasgow
  3. 3Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Utility Creeps into US Beauty Contests
  4. 4Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: American Speed for Ships
  5. 5Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Yanks and Tanks Land in Northern Ireland
  6. 6Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Rolling Out the Tanks
  7. 7Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Trailer: "Just in Case"
  8. *Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Church of Scotland Assembly

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 7
Section Title
Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Opening of New Wing at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton. DESCRIPTION: Lord Horder opens the extension of the famous Roehampton Hospital. The hospital has dealt with over eleven hundred amputation cases since the beginning of the war. SHOTLIST: It was opened by Lord Horder. 1. Opening speech by Lord Horder. 2. Reply by Minister of Pensions, Sir Walter Womerslay. 3. Shots of new underground operating theatre. This looks like skin graft. 4. View of limb factory. The workman shown in one of the shots, made the artificial legs for Wing Commander Bader. Hutchins Material Included: 1. Demonstration by Capt. OR Maxwell, Technical of artificial limbs. 2. Planing wood. 3. Drilling with brace and bit. 4. Nailing and sawing. 5. Guests arriving for display by patients fitted with artificial limbs. 6. CU of Lord Horder and Sir Walter Womerslay. 7. Patients walking with artificial limbs (air raid victims). 8. Petty Officer Writer Young, RN VR who lost both legs. 9. Sub Lt Colin Hodgkinson (FAA - who lost both legs in a flying crash, now flies a Hurricane). 10. Doris Lodge rides bicycle with artificial leg. 11. General view of company. 12. Lord Horder and Sir Womerslay walking with service patients, including Sub Lieutenants Hodgkinson and Damers and Petty Officer Young. 13. Horder bids goodbye to Womerslay. 14. Horder with matron, Miss McNiven. 15. The one armed carpenter.
Keywords
Politics and government; Buildings and structures; Vehicles; Health and medicine; Aviation; Industry and manufacture; Ceremonies; Navy; Military; Exhibitions and shows; Disabled persons
Card file number
42342
Credits:
Camera
John Hutchins
Camera
John W. Cotter
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
111
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