• Short Summary

    Dr Jonas Salk, discoverer of Polio vaccine gives the first official report to world.

  • Description

    Michigan, United States of America (USA).

    CU. Dr Jonas Salk, discoverer of Polio vaccine. GV. Exterior, University of Michigan. CU. Entrance. SV. Interior, people milling around. SV. Dr Salk talking to his wife. CU. Photographers. SCU. Dr Salk being taken to microphone. SCU. Movie cameras. SCU. Dr Salk, Dr Francis and Dr O'Connor. CU. Photographers. CU. Dr Francis. SV. Crowds listening. CU. Dr Salk talking (natural sound): "...The Thing to remember is... a test of the vaccine that could be made today is likely to be considerably better." SV. Press statements being handed out, & SCU. CU. Reporters on phone. CU. Girl reporter typing. GV. Reporters in press room. This is the first official report given to public.

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

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    519.06
    Media URN:
    30660
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:18:00 / 01:06:30:00
    Canister:
    55/32

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