Bethune

Canada, 1964

Film
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A documentary on the life of Dr Norman Bethune, who opened up Spain’s first blood bank during the Spanish Civil War, and went to China where he acted as doctor on the famous “long march”. Using graphic film clips, stills and interviews with colleagues Dr Bethune’s legendary career is presented.

Credits

co-producer

Donald Brittain

John Kemeny

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:59:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

34367

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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