SIMPSON MEMORIAL MATERNITY PAVILION, EDINBURGH ROYAL INFIRMARY

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Healthcare
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: SIMPSON MEMORIAL MATERNITY PAVILION, EDINBURGH ROYAL INFIRMARY

Reference number: 12611

Date: 1934*

Director: filmed by Dr George Ewart Martin

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 00:01:54

Description: Amateur footage of the ceremony for laying the foundation stone of the Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary - also includes footage of Alloway and Portpatrick.

Films made by Dr. George Ewart Martin, a specialist surgeon at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

Shotlist: Gvs Alloway - Brig o' Doon, Burns Monument - gvs Portpatrick harbour from Portpatrick Hotel - Laird's Bay and Sandeel Bay north of Portpatrick - dignitaries arriving for ceremony at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary - long shots of ceremony for laying the foundation stone of the Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion - presentations to nurses