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    Material related to newsreel story "The Vital Vaccine" - 57/45.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "The Vital Vaccine" 57/45.

    SV. Men and women scientists at work cutting up monkeys' kidneys at the Glaxo Research Laboratories. CU. Kidney being cut up. SV. Girl looking at preparation in test tube under microscope after incubation period. CU. Girl. SV. She writes down her report, pan to sheet headed 'Poliomyelitis Virus Assay'. CU. Girl's face (2 shots). SCU. Man working with flasks. GV. Men working with flasks - making the mixture. SCU. Man transports it from one cylinder to another through tube. CU. Pan showing photomicrograph of the normal culture of monkey's kidney tissue after inoculation, pan to show disintegration of cells after introduction of Polio virus. SV. Girl putting large bottle of vaccine on shelf that keeps it moving. GV. Exterior of the laboratories, car drives away.


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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    01:34:24:00 / 01:35:59:00
    57/45 F (Selected Originals)

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