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X-ray studies of the joint movements.

  • Reynolds, John Russell.
  • Film

About this work


Intertitles with preface to the film; Dr Russell J. Reynolds, CBE, MB, FRCP, 1948, followed by a preface describing the pioneering practice of cineradiography. By capturing the images in this way, the patient and the radiographer do not have prolonged exposure to radiation and a diagnosis can be made later. The film then also becomes part of the patient's record. The film shows cineradiography of various joints including fingers, wrist, elbow, shoulder, knee, ankle, toe and cervical in movement using the technique of cineradiography. The End.


UK, 1948.

Physical description

1 film reel (12.24 min.) : silent, black and white, 16 mm


RUSSELL JOHN REYNOLDS CBE, MB Lond., FRCP, FFR, MIEE 1880-1964 was a pioneer in the field of cineradiography. Throughout the 1900s his career spanned the development of radiography both as a therapeutic and a diagnostic tool. Examples of his earliest experimental work in cineradiograhy in 1921 are held by the BFI National Film and Television Archive, London. This example was given to the BMA by the Physiological Society, which was then acquired by Wellcome LIbrary in 2005.

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Physiological Society


  • English

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