Quiet crisis

New Zealand, 1952

Film
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A dramatised story of a typical cancer case. This film is a plea for an early visit to the doctor by anyone having the slightest suspicion of the disease. Shows that with early treatment by improved methods, cancer may often be cured while delay can prove to be fatal. Note: This film had been viewed by medical experts and it is considered that the treatment portrayed in the film is not in accord with actual treatment as available in Victoria.

Credits

production company

New Zealand National Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:09:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27702

Subject categories

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cancer

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cancer - Prevention

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cancer - Psychological aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical films

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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