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William Harvey and the circulation of the blood.

  • Dale, Henry H. 1875-1968.
Date
1957
  • Videos

About this work

Description

An updated version of the 1928 film of the same title made by Sir Thomas Lewis and Sir Henry Dale, a film made for the Royal College of Physicians' commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the publication of William Harvey's book on the circulation of the blood. Introduced and narrated by Sir Henry Dale, it portrays the life and works of William Harvey (1578- 1657), with Dr. Len Goodwin, FRS, reading "in Harvey's voice" from the 1847 English translation of "De Motu Cordis"(1628). Harvey's experimental reasoning is explained with the aid of dissections of the heart and animated diagrams of the circulation of the blood.

Publication/Creation

UK : Wellcome Foundation Film Unit, 1957.

Physical description

2 videocassettes (Digibeta) (34 min. each) : 3 DVDs (34 min. each) : sound, color sound, color

Notes

Supporting paperwork available in the department.
1 DVD copy is NTSC; by appointment.

Creator/production credits

Wellcome Foundation Film Unit for the Royal College of Physicians, directed, photographed and edited by Douglas Fisher.
Sir Henry Dale

Language note

In English.

Copyright note

Wellcome Trust.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Copy 1

    Location

    Closed stores 289VM

    Access

    Not requestable

    Note

    Please check this item on the Wellcome Library website for access information
  • Copy 1

    Location

    Closed stores 289S

    Access

    Not requestable

    Note

    Please check this item on the Wellcome Library website for access information
  • Copy 1

    Location

    Closed stores 289D

    Access

    Online request
  • Copy 2

    Location

    Closed stores 289D

    Access

    Online request
  • Copy 3

    Location

    Closed stores 289D NTSC

    Access

    Manual request

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