Smoking and lung cancer

Canada, 1960

Film
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A strong indictment of medical men of smoking as a general health risk, this film follows an actual patient through his diagnosis, discussions with the surgeon, and the actual operation for the removal of a lung and the exposure of the cancer in the excised lung. Filmed at the Royal Edward Chest Hospital in Montreal.

Credits

director

Robert Anderson

production company

Robert Anderson Associates

Language

English

Duration

00:27:18:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28638

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cigarette smokers

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Lungs - Diseases

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Public health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Tobacco - Physiological effect

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Tobacco habit

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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