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  • Short Summary

    Russians discover a way to prolongation of life and the elimination of premature senility. Lovely footage of dogs.

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    Moscow, Russia

    GV. Ext. Hospital. Nurse walking along hospital corridor toward door, which she opens. CU. Doctor putting on stethoscope, pan, nurse holding dog, which doctor examines. MS. Dog walking away. CU. Nurse taking notes. CU. Dog's face, hands come into picture to open dog's mouth. CU. Dog being injected. BV. Man at radio active controls, pan, radio active controls. MS. 2 nurses holding dog, one nurse ready to give injection. CU. Dog being injected. Shots of number of examinations being made on dog, electro-conductivity of skin is examined, blood pressure is taken while dog sleeps. CU. Rubber air cushion, special device - the actograph. MS. Dog being placed onto air cushion by nurse, nurse strokes him, and walks away & draws curtains. CU. Nurse looking at watch. CU. Dog asleep. MS. Nurse feeling dog's pulse, she covers dog up, CU. Dog asleep. CU. Nurse, dog being fed nourishing mixture by syringe. MS. Dog. CU. Professor Braines looking at dog. CU. Nurse looking at stop watch. CU. Dog asleep. CU. Terrier being led into hospital, woman seated at desk taking particulars. CU. Terrier. CU. Nurse holding dog on table, CU. Terrier. Dog being led up corridor by nurse. Various shots of equipment which is used ford studying of brain activity in connection with age, rats are used. MS. Woman looking into box which contains rats, MS. Lapdog walking toward cushion. CU. Dog lying on cushion, half of its body is hairless. MS. Nurse inviting dog to jump onto chair and then down again. CU. Dog playing with cat, barking. Dog with paws resting on nurse's lap. CU. Dog barking & begging. CU. Dog. CU. Car being chased by dog. GV. Dog walking along lane past bushes. Shots of monkey in cage. CU's. Capuchin monkey in cage. Shots of food being passed. CU. woman playing with monkey and tickling him. CU. Monkey clapping his hands. (Lav.) Monkey's face. Monkey's eating (various shots) CU. Monkey clapping his hands. CU. Old man's face on pillow. LS. Old men getting out of bed, in garden and walking. CU. Old man seated talking to woman. LS. Old man sitting down at table in garden, doing carpentry. CU. Set of dominoes on table. CU. Old man playing dominoes. CU. Old man wearing only trunks, seated on bed in garden, he is holding something in his hand (thinly-fleshed) MS. Old man holding dynometer. CU. Old man after 4 months of treatment, in which he has gained 35 lbs. weight. CU. Man picking up pail of water & pouring it into another bucket. (Lav.) CU. Doctor putting on stethoscope. (Lav.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:12:00 / 01:10:48:00
    UN 3032 C

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