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William Harvey and the circulation of the blood.

  • Film

About this work


Abbreviated version of the 1971-72 film of the same title but preserving almost all the historical and experimental physiological content of the longer version. Described by Dr. W.F. Bynum (WIHM) as " of the best films ever produced on the history of medicine...highly recommended".


UK : Douglas Fisher Productions, 1978.

Physical description

1 film reel (22 min.) : 2 film reels (picture neg.) (22 min.) : 1 film reel (sound neg.) (22 min.) : 1 film reel (sound neg.) (vinegar syndrome) (22 min.) : sound, color, 16 mm color, 16 mm sound, 16 mm sound, 16 mm

Creator/production credits

Douglas Fisher Productions for the Royal College of Physicians. Historical research and script by Gweneth Whitteridge, Charles Newman and Leonard Payne. Harvey's experiments reconstructed by Michael de Burgh Daly and Leonard Goodwin.

Language note

In English

Copyright note

Wellcome Trust



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