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

Duration

00:27:40:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1976

Appears in

World in action

Group of items

World in action

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31579

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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