The cultivation of living tissue. Part 3.

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The cultivation of living tissue. Part 3. Public Domain Mark. Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Part 3 passes from normal tissue growth to cancer. Older cells are shown at their degenerative stage. Motile cells are active against degenerative ones. Reaction after radium; a clock is present in the top right of the frame to illustrate the pasing of time. 00:06:40 approx an intertitle explains that the scientific part of the film was photographed by the late Dr. R. G. Canti when he was investigating the effect of radium and x-rays on living tissues. The original cinemotographic apparatus he designed is shown.


England : [s.n], 1933.

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1 encoded moving image (09:16 min.) : silent, black and white



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Copyright previously held by Strangeways Research Laboratory, London.


From the G.B. Film Library.
The intertitles are very dark.

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G.B. Equipments present the British Empire Cancer Campaign Film: Cultivation of living tissue. From the Strangeways Research Laboratory Cambridge, England and St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London.

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