Death by request

United Kingdom, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “World in action”.
Meg Murray, an incurably ill patient, puts the case for euthanasia. Rather than spend her last days in an old persons’ home she says she will commit suicide. She discusses her attitude and views with another individual who does not agree with her.

Credits

producer

Michael Ryan

production company

Granada Television International

Language

English

Duration

00:27:40:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31579

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Death

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Euthanasia

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Right to die

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Right to die

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Terminal care

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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