• Short Summary

    Medical Research Council takes chest x-rays of men and women to look for signs of TB.

  • Description

    Part of issue STEP ON IT.

    Ministry of Health building, London.

    Medical research council take chest x-rays of men and women - part of a campaign to prevent tuberculosis (aka TB) by early diagnosis. Various shots of men and women filing into a room. The men have bare chests, the women wear loose black tops. A female radiologists supervises. The men and women have their chest measurements taken. They are then given a medical identity card. Various shots of men and women having their chests x-rayed. C/U of x-ray negative being held up to light. C/U of x-ray photograph of torso. Very dark shot of doctor examining photos. C/U of certificate declaring a patient to be healthy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1572.02
    Media URN:
    50457
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:40:00 / 01:03:18:00
    Canister:
    NSP 408

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