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In Town Tonight – a fundraising film for the National Hospital, Queen Square

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Title: In Town Tonight – a fundraising film for the National Hospital, Queen Square

Reference: QSA/19623

Date: Approx 1 Jan to 31 Dec 1936

Description: This nine minute B&W film features a young patient who travelled from Isle of Wight to the National Hospital for a successful operation to remove a neurofibroma from his spinal cord. He spent nine months rehabilitating in the Convalescent Home at East Finchley before returning home. The case notes are held in Queen Square Archives. The film was created to support the National Hospital’s Building Fund and features Christopher Stone . It was shown at a fundraising matinee at the Coliseum in 1937, attended by Duke & Duchess of Gloucester, Princess Alice and Earl of Athlone, Duke and Duchess of Kent and Lord and Lady Louis Mountbatten

Creator: British Commercial Films production by A.W. Hanson for the National Hospital

Storage Reference:

Acquisition: A gift to the archives from Professor Andrew Lees

Notes:

Keywords: Documents, Events and Activities, Events and fund-raising, Fundraising and Publicity, Sources, Video and Film

Compilations: Film footage

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