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Mellanby films. Compilation 10, Two more research institutes in India.

  • Mellanby, May.
  • Film

About this work


Mellanby film compilation 10 is made up of reel 12 of the original films. It contains Indian News Review no. 125 which includes the report 'Two more Research Institutes in India': Central Building Research Institute and Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, run by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research.


[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1951.

Physical description

1 film reel (09.14 min.) : silent, black and white, 16 mm


Papers and correspondence are held by Archive and Manuscripts; PP/MEL.
This compilation is the tenth of 10 from a collection of films made at the NIMR to show the effect of various experimental diets on dogs. The collection of films is partly of scientific, partly of historical and biographical interest and comprises 18 reels of research film on aspects of nutrition, including research into Vitamin A deficiency and the nutritional value of cod liver oil, together with two reels of 'home movies' made in Sheffield, Cornwall and London at various dates between 1933 and 1953.

Creator/production credits

Sir Edward and Lady May Mellanby, University of Sheffield and MRC Human Nutritional Research Unit, NIMR, Mill Hill, London

Copyright note




  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    3309F (REEL 12)
    By appointmentManual request

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