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Blood transfusion service.

Date
1941

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Description

A wartime public information film about the history of blood transfusion and how blood transfusion is being used to treat wounded troops. Blood groups and the makeup of blood are explained, the development of a blood transfusion service in the UK and in other countries is detailed, and the work of the British Red Cross and the Army Blood Transfusion Service is seen.

Publication/Creation

UK, 1941.

Physical description

1 videocassette (VHS) (36 min.) : 1 DVD (36 min.) : sound, black and white, PAL. sound, black and white

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Crown copyright

Notes

These viewing copies were made from materials preserved at the BFI National Archive.

Creator/production credits

A Ministry of Information film. Made for the Ministry of Health with the cooperation of the Medical Research Council and the Blood Transfusion Units of the Fighting Services. Directed and edited by H.M. Nieter. A Paul Rotha production.

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  • English


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