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Opening Titles: “The Sisters Of Compassion Present. Love and Sacrifice. A Day in the Service of Christ’s Little ones. Filmed at St. Vincent’s Home of Compassion Auckland. Photographed by A.H. Reynolds”.

Exterior view of St Vincent’s with rose in foreground. Letter box (“79”) and “St Vincent’s ... ” sign. Car pulls up at main entrance and suited driver with doctor’s bag enters the building. He kneels at the altar and is next seen in white coat and noting the weight of a woman patient on scales. With the aid of a convent nurse (also in white), he takes the blood pressure of bedridden patient and studies an x-ray. A baby having being delivered is weighed and washed by a nurse. Another christened. Toddlers are fed and washed. Laundry is washed and food is prepared. The nuns pray in chapel.

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Year 1955

Reference number F48449

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Short

Duration 00:04:03

Production company A.H. Reynolds Film Productions

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Credits Camera: Alfred Harry Reynolds
Commissioned: St Vincent’s Home of Compassion, Herne Bay

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