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The fight against cancer : an appeal by Margaret Leighton.

Leighton, Margaret.
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1959
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The Fight against Cancer: An appeal by Margaret Leighton, 1959. Sealed Fund-raising appeal for the British Empire Cancer Campaign's research programme, made by 1940s/50s British film star Margaret Leighton (complete with pearls and fur stole) for screening in public cinemas. Filmed in the former St. George's Hospital building, Hyde Park Corner, London (now the Lanesborough Hotel); shows maternity wards, radiotherapy department, electron microscope, X-Ray machines.

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1959.

Physical description

1 encoded moving image (02.11 min.) : silent, black and white

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00:02:11

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Cancer Research UK

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Rank Screen Services.

Notes

One of three related cancer campaigning films originating from the organisation Cancer Research Campaign, formerly British Empire Cancer Campaign. For more information about this organisation, please consult the Wellcome Library's Archives & Manuscripts catalogue under the collection heading SA/CRC.

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Segment 1 The Fight against Cancer: An appeal by Margaret Leighton, 1959. Sealed Fund-raising appeal for the British Empire Cancer Campaign's research programme, made by 1940s/50s British film star Margaret Leighton (complete with pearls and fur stole) for screening in public cinemas. Filmed in the former St. George's Hospital building, Hyde Park Corner, London (now the Lanesborough Hotel); shows maternity wards, radiotherapy department, electron microscope, X-Ray machines. Time start: 00:00:00:00 Time end: 00:00:02:11 Length: 00:00:02:11


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