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Foot deformities.

Smith, T. J.
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This is a sales film highlighting the many uses of Elastoplast in medicine. The film indicates that there was an accompanying publication. There are six titles in the series; this is the sixth, and shows examples of various foot deformities.


England, 1934.

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1 encoded moving image (14.40 min.) : silent, black and white.




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Copyright previously held by British Medical Association and assigned to Wellcome in 2005

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Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 2.0 UK: England & Wales

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Produced by T.J. Smith & Nephew Ltd.


The company T.J. Smith & Nephew Ltd. developed the product Elastoplast in 1928. They produced many films highlighting the product's uses in medicine.


Segment 1 The condition hallux valgus (bunion) is described and treatment is demonstrated. Next, treatment of the condition hallux valgus with bursitis is described by the intertitles, and demonstrated. Next, the condition 'drop foot' is described and treated using Elastoplast. Time start: 00:00:00:00 Time end: 00:07:11:15 Length: 00:07:11:15
Segment 2 The condition flat foot is described and treated. The condition metatarsalgia is described and treated with Elastoplast. The treatment of ingrowing toenails is described by the intertitles and demonstrated. Talipes (club foot) is described and treated. Time start: 00:07:11:15 Time end: 00:14:40:13 Length: 00:07:28:23

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