Handmaidens and battleaxes

Australia, 1989

Film
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This is an informative and entertaining documentary which traces the role of nurses from pre-industrial times to the modern day. The program uses rare archival footage, dramatic re-enactments, personal interviews and photographic stills collected from nursing colleges from three continents. These elements successfully combine to give insight into the reality of the nursing profession.

Credits

producer/director

Rosalind Gillespie

Language

English

Duration

00:55:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36506

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Employment

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

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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