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  • Glasgow


  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions


  • Educational


  • Campbell Harper Productions
  • Glasgow Corporation
  • HARPER, Alan James


  • 1930s

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Reference number: 1346

Date: 1938

Sponsor: Glasgow Corporation Public Health Department

Production company: Campbell Harper Films Ltd.

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.10 mins

Description: Illustrates how to bathe a baby correctly.

Part of the hire stock of the former Public Health Dept. Glasgow Corporation.

Believed to have been screened in the Scottish Pavilion at the Empire Exhibition.

Credits: ph. and ed. Alan Harper

Shotlist: Credits (.05); Every mother bathes her baby, but does she do it right? Baby needs a warm room and the right articles. Shots of hearth in living-room. Baby bath and all necessary linen and ointments placed ready for use (1.25); Nurse demonstrates how to wash and bath a baby, how to dry him and then dress him (10.47); Nurse settles the baby in his cot and tidies away all the bathing things, rinses the nappies and puts the bath to one side (13.06); End credits (13.10).