Item exploring John Braund's claim that he can cure cancer. Australia.
Unissued / Unused material.
Title - Special! Can John Braund cure cancer? Sydney, Australia.
Intertitle - 'There is world-wide interest in the claim of John Braund that he can cure cancer in the human body. This story, which has been a month in preparation, is published in the interests of truth - neither to support Mr Braund's claims nor to decry them.'
Various shots as people enter John Braund's house. M/S two women getting out of car and walking across grass. M/S as they walk up path. M/S people inside with John. C/U of him. M/S people. M/S as he rubs and manipulates woman's feet. C/U John. M/S of him rubbing feet. M/S as he rubs legs to direct the blood away from the heart. M/S of him rubbing feet. M/S as he prepares and sticks bandage to man's head. C/U John speaking about his cures. C/U Mrs Jackson who had breast tumour removed, she speaks about her cure. C/U man who had tumour on his face, he was cured by Braund. C/U two men shaking hands. C/U Bert Higgins speaking about his cure. C/U Arthur Davis doing likewise.
Intertitle - 'Growth removal: these pictures of an actual removal are published for the benefit of medical men, scientists and others interested. If you feel you may be affected, don't watch the screen for the next 30 seconds.'
M/S Braund cutting something on desk. Various shots as he removes malignant growth from man's liver. C/U as he holds growth up. M/S the patient Mr Gifford walking out of the house. C/U of him speaking about his growth and holding up growth in bottle.
M/S Dr Brose of Imperial Cancer Research Committee saying it is possible that Braund can cure some forms of cancer. Various shots as commentator Peter Bathurst urges people not to raise their hopes too much.