A Child is born

United Kingdom, 1971

Film
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Traces the relationship between a young wife and her husband from the time that they decide to have children to the birth and homecoming of their first child. Shows the development of the foetus using live photography and the actual birth of the child, capturing the blend of pain and joy in life’s most miraculous moment. Adapted from the film “Barnet (the child)” produced by Skandia Insurance Company, Stockholm. Narrated by Mary S. Caldesone.

Credits

production company

Skandia Insurance

Ealing Studios

Duration

00:23:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32903

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Birth, Hour of

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Childbirth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Fatherhood

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Birth, Hour of

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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