Smallpox: merciless traveller

Czechoslovakia, 1965

Film
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This animated film deals with the history of smallpox throughout the ages. Shows how it has ravaged the world from the time of the Pharoahs, the discovery of a vaccine by Edward Jenner and his fight to have it recognised by international medical authorities and how the smallpox problem is being dealt with in the present day.

Credits

director

Vaclav Bedrich

production company

World Health Organisation

Czechoslovak Film Studios

Language

English

Duration

00:15:02:00

Colour

Colour

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