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Title:RAF FIELD AMBULANCE, PREPARING TO MOVE TO FRANCE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ACB 29
Description: A Princess Mary Sister gets into a Red Cross ambulance; a Hurricane (with D-Day markings) takes off; a hospital truck, and an ambulance arrive - a patient is removed from the ambulance, another patient is carried out of the operating theatre, while an orderly packs surgical instruments, a sister arrives in a jeep, meets a nurse, and walks into a hospital (signposted: RAF Hospital 55) (two takes): the ambulance passes along a road, general panning shot of a row of patients in a ward; a sister and an orderly fold up a hospital bed.
Production Details: Royal Air Force (Production company)
Maiden, Cecil (Production individual)
Baker, L A C (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Air Force, RAF Hospital 55 (regiment/service)
Keywords: medical, British air - hospital (object name)
medical, British air - movement (object name)
transport, British civilian - ambulance (object name)
transport, United States - utility: jeep & [British] (object name)
GB, England & Fontwell Park, Sussex <RAF hospital 55> (geography)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 321 ft; Running time: 3 mins
Notes: Summary: appears to be footage for a new project, which continues in ACB 50, 122, 127.
Technical: fine grain version is in a can comprising ACB 29 and 30 (total length 852 ft). ACB 29 SP is 332 ft. Print is also in a can comprising ACB 29 and 30 (total length 677 ft).