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Song After Sorrow

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Ray L. Garner

Virginia Garner

Description:

"Documentary: Illustrates plight of leprosy victims before and after the opening of the Bibanga Leper Camp by missionaries." National Archives.


How an African Tribe Is Ruled Under Colonial Government

Date produced: 1939

Filmmaker(s):

Ray L. Garner

Virginia Garner

Description:

"Contrasts life in Belgian Congo under Belgian colonial government to that of tribal rule." National Archives.


Peru 1946 – International College of Surgeons 5th International Assembly

Date produced: 1946

Filmmaker(s):

A. I. Willinsky

Description:

"Item is a film production of Dr. and Mrs. Willinsky's trip to Lima, Peru to attend the 5th International Assembly of the International College of Surgeons. Footage of assembly delegates, landmarks and the local population are interspersed with captions added by Dr. Willinsky. Included are scenes of assembly delegates near Lima's Workman's Hospital, Sadie visiting the home of the assembly's chairman and entering the palace of Peru's president for a luncheon, sights along the streets of San Martin, cathedrals, shots taken from a moving train, and images of the Ricmac River from a nearby road." Ontario Jewish Archives.


Little Rays of Sunshine

Date produced: 1937

Filmmaker(s):

Douglas Flintoff

Description:

"Fundraising film about Queen Alexandra Solarium for Crippled Children at Mill Bay, near Victoria." (Duffy, Camera West)


African Prince, The

Date produced: 1947

Filmmaker(s):

Julian Gromer

Description:

"Silent film set in a small African village. The King takes his young son, the Prince, on a journey to teach him lessons on how to be a great leader by showing appreciation and care for the people they rule. The King guides the Prince to help care for the ill suffering from leprosy, learn skills like farming the land, making clothing and building shelter, and enrolls him in school to get an education and learn religion. The film shows many skills and medical processes of African villagers in detail from start to finish." Chicago Film Archives


Orthodontics in Action

Date produced: 1971

Filmmaker(s):

G. E. Sparrow


Calming the Patient Undergoing Cataract Surgery

Date produced: 1969

Filmmaker(s):

Leonard Grumley


Model Anesthesiologist, The

Date produced: 1966

Filmmaker(s):

Wallace M. Shaw

Description:

"The Model Anesthesiologist is a clam bake purely for fun by a group of the medical brotherhood who are having a sort of jam session in their own way with their own tools, and they are willing to let the camera record it all for posterity. They sing, they clown, and they poke holes in the back of some poor victim as they burlesque their workaday world" PSA Journal, Sept. 1966, 34.


If You Have Diabetes

Date produced: 1964

Description:

"The MPD Community Service Award sponsored by Norris Harkness, Hon. PSA, FPSA, was won by the 8-16 Cine Club of Detroit, Mich., in recognition of outstanding efforts in producing an instructional film on diabetes for the Michigan Diabetic Association. Titled If You Have Diabetes, this 700-foot 16mm production is designed to aid persons who have recently discovered that they have diabetes, in learning to keep the disease under control. The project was initiated by an 8-16 Club member who is a diabetic. The script was written by another club member with technical assistance provided by physicians on the staff of a major Detroit hospital. All photography, acting, editing, etc., was done by club members" PSA Journal, Sept. 1964, 51.


Sacto Able

Date produced: 1961

Description:

"Civil defense is the theme and purpose of this bit of realism-disaster, fire, dead, and injured. How the emergencies are met through planning and co-ordination of the fire department, police, medical corps, volunteers, and ham radio operators. The film is descriptive of the hundred and one things that must be coordinated to meet a disaster. A good civil defense picture" PSA Journal, Oct. 1961, 49.


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