By Paul Theerman ~ Reconnaissance for Yellow Fever in the Nuba Mountains, Southern Sudan, 1954 is one of the several dozen films that Dr. Telford
Tag: Medicine on Screen
Medicine on Screen is a curated portal featuring films from the National Library of Medicine’s world-renowned historical audiovisuals collection. Many of these titles are rare, and in some cases NLM may have the only surviving copy. Original scholarly essays accompany the films, exploring the social, cultural, and medical milieu of each title, as well as cinematic techniques, the agendas of directors or producers, and other contextual details.
The Films of Virologist Telford Work
Explore a new addition to Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM, a curated, freely-accessible portal presenting digitized historical titles from the Library’s world-renowned audiovisuals collection.
Challenge: Science Against Cancer, 1950
Read a new essay on the history of public education film making by David Cantor now available on Medicine on Screen.
Adolf Nichtenhauser: Documenting the History of Movies and Medicine
Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger David Cantor to discuss a newly digitized collection of materials related to medicine and film compiled by Adolf Nichtenhauser (1903–1953).
Shared Suffering Onscreen
Circulating Now welcomes guest Benjamín Schultz-Figueroa, PhD, Assistant Professor in Film Studies at Seattle University, to discuss his research on the history of scientific filmmaking
International Film Festival Includes NLM Titles
By Sarah Eilers ~ Coming up September 24-26, the Healthy Scepticism Film Festival, a free virtual program organised by the Wellcome Trust, features a range
Fifty Years Ago: The Darkening Day
By Erika Mills ~ In 1970, the National Library of Medicine featured an exhibition about pollution called The Darkening Day. The modern environmental movement had
By Kathy High and Michael Sappol ~ Originally published in Hidden Treasure: The National Library of Medicine, 2011 and also available on Medicine on Screen: Films
Air Pollution is a Human Problem: Mary Catterall’s Campaign for a Livable Leeds
Angela Saward, Wellcome Collection, London, discusses the 1964 British public health film It Takes Your Breath Away.
Darkening Day: Air Pollution Films and Environmental Awareness, 1960–1972
Circulating Now welcomes guest Jennifer Lynn Peterson, PhD Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication at Woodbury University in Los Angeles, to explore a