Smoking and lung cancer

Canada, 1960

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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.

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Credits

production company

Robert Anderson Associates

director

Robert Anderson

Duration

00:27:18:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1960

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009934

Language

English

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

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Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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