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    Trailer - Diphtheria.

    Shots of man woman with husband and her baby looking at lion in cage. The lion walks menacingly forward and swipes through the cage with its paw. The parents fall back with the baby and the commentator says - "... but a deadlier killer is on the lose - Diphtheria." C/U of cloaked skeleton suddenly appearing in the picture, arms and hands raised menacingly. The commentator says that the disease can be put behind bars by immunisation. Several shots of the baby having injection by doctor.

    Intertitle reads: "DON'T FORGET PROTECT YOUR CHILD BEFORE THE FIRST BIRTHDAY."

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    49165
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1508.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:48:00 / 01:54:49:00
    Canister:
    50/102
    Sort Number:
    50/102
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Doctors History of Medicine Medical Treatments Diphtheria Early Antibiotics Eugenics: Parenting
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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