• Short Summary

    Scientists and doctors use radioactivity to treat cancer.

  • Description

    Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America.

    GV. Exterior, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Medical Division. SV. Cancer patient drinking atomic cocktail. & CU. LV. Patient laying on table. Doctor operating diagnostic tools, the gamma scintillation counter. SV. Doctor adjusting gamma scintillation counter. SV. Doctor looking at picture drawn by GSC. CU. Picture drawn by counter. LV. Patient lying in bed, awaiting injection of gallium 72. SV. Doctor walks into laboratory and prepares to remove gallium 72 from lead brick. CU. Lead brick being removed and solution being extracted. SV. Doctor holding solution in tweezers walking into ward. SV. Doctor pouring radioactive gallium into dripolator. CU. Solution entering dripolator CU. Solution entering dripolator. CU. Radioactive solution being taken from test-tube. CU. Clock. CU. Clock. CU. a part of dripolator. LV. Doctors and nurses working on patient.

    (F.G.) (Orig "F")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    68.16
    Media URN:
    28259
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:47:00 / 01:34:35:00
    Canister:
    53/24

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