STK-ID 23532

Red Cross Blood Service [remark: British Columbia becomes first province to inaugurate national free blood transfusion service]: shots on inauguration ceremonies: PW McKergow, British Columbia Red Cross Chief introducing Lieutenant-Governor Charles Banks; shots of Banks speaking, of audience, VIP's applauding. CU of Red Cross poster "Blood is Life - Donors Needed". Shots of Red Cross drivers (women) getting into their vehicles and driving off. Shots of people in line, registering for blood donation. Shots at blood clininc, nurse (woman) helping girl giving blood. Several shots at laboratory showing technicians (women) classifying, analysing and storing blood in refrigerators at blood bank depot. Shots of little girl in hospital bed receiving blood transfusion, nurse (woman) helping. (00/ 01/1947)


Excerpt from
Skiing Governor General, Red Cross Blood Service
Quebec (province)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486