Traitor within: cancer

United States, 1947

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

An animated film, made for the American Cancer Society, which tells the story of cancer cell growth, the lawless multiplication of gangster cells, the spreading of cancer by the lymph nodes, and the possibilities of controlling and curing cancer by early diagnosis, through the use of surgery, X-ray and radium.

Content notification

Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.

Learn more about our collection and our collection policy here. If you come across harmful content on our website that you would like to report, let us know.

How to watch

This work has not been digitised and is currently unavailable to view online. It may be possible for approved reseachers to view onsite at ACMI.

Learn more about accessing our collection

Collection

In ACMI's collection

Credits

director

George Gordon

production company

John Sutherland Productions

Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1947

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323014

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/73979--traitor-within-cancer/ |title=Traitor within: cancer |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=13 April 2024 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}