Title First test tube baby Louise Brown : video news release.
Imprint UK : London Television Service, 1978.
Physical description 1 encoded moving image (2 min.) : sound, color
Partial contents Segment 1 The mother, Lesley Brown, is wheeled in to the operating theatre on a hospital bed. She is under anaesthetic. The surgeon, John Webster, gives a brief case history of Lesley and introduces the rest of the surgical team. The caesarean section is performed and baby Louise Brown is born. She cries and is weighed by a nurse. She is cleaned and passed to the doctors, who pose for the camera with her, smiling. Time start: 00:00:00:00 Time end: 00:02:18:13 Length: 00:02:18:13
Note This video was made from material preserved by the BFI National Archive
Credits Produced by London Television Service
Summary A video news release about the birth of Louise Brown, the first baby successfully conceived through IVF. The doctors and staff are introduced and the mother's caesarian under general anaesthetic is seen. The doctors proudly hold the baby. 1 segment.
Target audience General public
Reproduction conditions CC-BY-NC
Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 2.0 UK: England & Wales
Language In English
Copyright Crown copyright, managed by BFI.
Related to Videorecording: First test tube baby Louise Brown
Topic-MESH Fertilization in Vitro.
Cesarean Section.
Place name Oldham and District General Hospital, Greater Manchester (United Kingdom)
Genre/Technique Encoded moving images.
System no. .b16782963