Alice: a fight for life

United Kingdom, 1982

TV show
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A comprehensive investigation into one of today’s greatest health hazards - asbestos. Focuses on 47 year old Alice Jefferson’s fight for her rights and her life. She has mesothelioma’ a fatal asbestos-related disease. She contracted mesothelioma through working in a West Yorkshire factory 30 years ago.

Credits

producer/director

John Willis

production company

Yorkshire Television

Language

English

Duration

01:36:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33475

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Asbestos

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

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

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

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

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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