The Pale horseman

United States, 1946

Film
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Depicts health problems that follow in the wake of war, and explains how hunger and exposure have caused the spread of tuberculosis, cholera and malaria. Shows what Army doctors and UNRRA scientists have done in liberated countries to prevent the spread of epidemics.

Credits

producer

Irving Jacoby

production company

United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration

Language

English

Duration

00:21:02:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

32730

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War and society

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War victims

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Hunger

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International cooperation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International relief

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United Nations

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Communicable diseases

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

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

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Public health

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

History → United Nations

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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