Broadcasting Heart Beats! 1932

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New York, United States of America.

Introductory intertitle reads: "A new electrocardiograph picks up pulsations in a remarkable demonstration."

A woman stands in a radio studio in front of a microphone device. A man standing beside her asks if she is ready to have her heartbeats...



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PSP 733
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01:57:43:00 / 01:59:33:00
PSP 733
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