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William Harvey and the circulation of the blood.

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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 videocassette (VHS) (22 min.) : 2 videocassettes (Digibeta) (22 min. each) : 2 DVDs (22 min. each) : sound, color sound, color sound, color

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.

Terms of use

Made over to the Trust by Douglas Fisher and the Royal College of Physicians in March 1990.

Language note

In English

Copyright note

Wellcome Trust


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