The Structure of life

United Kingdom, 1966

TV show
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Episode of Series “Horizon”
A look at Ernst Chain, a volatile and gifted man, who together with Sir Alexander Fleming and Lord Flory, was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1945, for his work on penicillin. He now runs the Biochemistry Department at Imperial College, London. Shows some of the remarkable work now in progress under his direction.

Credits

producer/director

Peter Cantor

production company

BBC-TV

Language

English

Duration

00:41:07:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29036

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Nobel Prizes

Biographical

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Chain, Ernst, Sir, 1906-1979

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

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biochemistry

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Chain, Ernst, Sir, 1906-1979

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Nobel Prizes

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Scientists - Biography

People → Chain, Ernst, Sir, 1906-1979

People → Scientists - Biography

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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