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Roentgenfilm compilation. I-V.

  • Janker, Robert.
  • Film

About this work

Also known as

Cineradiography Compilation


This silent b&w film has intertitles in gothic script (in German). The film is a compilation of all five parts.


West Germany : Medical Clinic, 1936-7.

Physical description

1 film reel (48 min.) : silent, black and white, 16 mm



Professor Dr Robert Janker was a pioneer in radiological diagnostics of skeletal systems, x-ray photograph technology, luminescent screen photography, x-ray cineradiography and radiotherapy. He worked on developing electronic image enhancement, x-ray television and mass x-ray screening. He established a medical clinic specialising in radiography in Bonn.
Dr Ulf Schmidt whilst at the University of Kent discovered Janker's films in a Cambridge laboratory and organised the transfer to the Wellcome Library.

Creator/production credits

Professor Dr Janker, Bonn, Reichsstelle fur den unterrichsfilm.


Part I X-rays of eating, drinking and digestion. Solid food is consumed sideways on with a good view of the mouth, then the thorax as food and drink pass down to the stomach. Finally stools are seen forming and dropping through the intestines to the colon.
Part II X-rays of the chest shot full-on and side-on.
Part III X-rays of the shoulder and elbow.
Part IV X-rays of the arm, elbow and hand.
Part V X-rays of the knee and foot.

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  • English

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