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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Heroic convicts aid cancer tests'. Ohio, United States of America (USA).

    Prisoners take part in research tests by having cancer cells injected into their arms. Ohio State Penitentiary.

    MS Ohio State Penitentiary. MS sign 'State Penitentiary- R W. Alvis, Warden'. LS prison volunteers sat listening to Dr Chester Southam explaining the injection. CU Dr Southam describing the injection. MS prisoner taking seat at table ready for injection, and of needle being put into his arm.

    CU another prisoner's smiling face, pan down to needle placing cancer cell into his arm, pan up to man's face still smiling. CU arm showing cancer cells. CU prisoner being questioned as to why he volunteered and of him answering, he says it is to make up for what he's done etc. MS another prisoner being asked the same question and giving similar answer.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:02:00 / 01:31:43:00
    UN 2930 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 2930 G
  • Appears in...

    Science & Technology
    US jail DRUG WAR Jan issue 2014 early cancer Cancer Treatment Cancer Cancer Treatment Prisons--30s to 70s Early Antibiotics
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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