PERSONAL EPISODE

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Places:

  • East Lothian
  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Food and drink
  • Healthcare
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Campbell Harper Productions
  • COOPER, Henry

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: PERSONAL EPISODE

Reference number: 1449

Date: 1950c

Director: d. Henry Cooper

Sponsor: National Association for Prevention of Tuberculosis

Production company: Campbell Harper Films Ltd.

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.10 mins

Description: A tour of the East Fortune Sanatorium showing the X-ray room, ward, and recreation room.

Credits: The staff and patients of East Fortune Sanatorium, East Lothian
Censor's "U" certificate

Shotlist: Credits (.37); Nurse Sheila Cameron talks to patients in the ward and tells them the story of how she became a nurse. During the story, shots of Edinburgh University Old College exterior and interior of lecture rooms, student dance (1.44) to (3.16); Shots of East Fortune Sanatorium during treatment for tuberculosis - ward, recreation and hobbies' room, doctor broadcasting through loudspeaker to patients, canteen, a bus outing and general views of surrounding buildings (3.38) to (8.02); X-ray room (8.10); Long shot of the sanatorium buildings (8.50) to (9.05); ecs (9.10)