Victory over polio

United States, 1959

Film
Please note

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

Episode of Series “The Twentieth century”.
The history of polio and its treatment and the discovery of the Salk vaccine. Old newsreels show the late President Roosevelt in the early stages of treatment at the Georgia Retreat, and Sister Kenny at work. Some of the medical men who have worked on the disease and the final triumph by Dr. Jonas E. Salk.

Credits

production company

Columbia Broadcasting System

McGraw-Hill Films

Duration

00:25:12:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1959

Appears in

The Twentieth century

Group of items

The Twentieth century

Explore

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011502

Language

English

Subject categories

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - United States

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Medicine - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Diseases - Causes and theories of causation

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical personnel

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical technology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medicine - Research

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medicine - Study and teaching

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Poliomyelitis - History - 20th century

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Poliomyelitis vaccine

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Salk vaccine

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

History → History

History → Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Discoveries (in science)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Medical technology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Salk vaccine

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - History

People → Kenny, Elizabeth, 1886-1952

People → Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

People → Salk, Jonas Edward, 1914-

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

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/74340--victory-over-polio/ |title=Victory over polio |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=16 October 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}