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Janker, Robert.

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Also known as

Cardiac activity x-rays


This silent b&w film has intertitles in gothic script (in German). The film features cineradiography of x-rays of the chest shot full-on and side-on. The sequences are listed (in English) on the box on the negative copy; 'Respiration (undecipherable)' and 'Deep; Child frontal and lateral views', 'Adult frontal and lateral views'; 'Adult diaphragm'.


West Germany : Medical Clinic, 1937.

Physical description

2 film reels (negative/positive 7 min. ea) : silent, black and white, 16 mm


Copyright note



Professor Dr Robert Janker was a pioneer in radiological diagnostics of skeletal systems, x-ray photograph technology, luminescent screen photography, x-ray cineradiography and radiotherapy. He worked on developing electronic image enhancement, x-ray television and mass x-ray screening. He established a medical clinic specialising in radiography in Bonn.
Box is marked 'Renewed 20/11/80'. The film leader has Charing Cross Hospital written on it.
Dr Ulf Schmidt whilst at the University of Kent discovered Janker's films in a Cambridge laboratory and organised the transfer to the Wellcome Library.

Creator/production credits

Professor Dr Janker, Bonn, Reichsstelle fur den unterrichsfilm.



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