Skin deep

Australia, 1959

Film
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Illustrates the work of the Peter McCallum Clinic in Launceston, Tasmania, with particular reference to the treatment of cancer by X-ray machine and cobalt bomb. The central character is a patient with early cancer who finds that early treatment leads to cure.

Credits

director
producer

Norman Laird

production company

Tasmanian Government Film Unit

Duration

00:08:23:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1959

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28602

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Hospitals - Australia

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Patient care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → X-rays

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Medical sciences

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Medical technology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → X-rays

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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