Taming the crippler

United States, 1954

Film
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Shows the progress since 1916 of the battle to defeat poliomyelitis. Earlier devices and treatments with respirators, physical therapy, hydro-therapy, hot-packs are depicted. Concludes with the introduction of the salk vaccine.

Credits

producer

Jay Bonafield

production company

RKO Pathe Pictures

Language

English

Duration

00:15:38:00

Colour

Black and White

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