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Dispensing a Cure

Malcolm McKinnon, Australia, 2003
3:19 mins

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Ian Darling and Doug McColl have each practised pharmacy for over forty years in the Warracknabeal district. In this film they recall the era when most drugs were hand-made on the premises, generally from raw materials. Ian also remembers the mysterious medicine jar labelled 'ADT' and an old-fashioned coin-operated machine for self-administered electric shocks.
 
 
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