Health War

Direction
Year 
1938
Country
  • Czech Republic 
Runtime
10min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

The film points out the importance of the production of medicines in the National Institute of Public Health in Prague. The film uses a re-enactment frame to present its theme; a mother and a child visit the doctor’s office and the child is served vitamin D in milk against rickets. The film further depicts the development, testing and production of sera and medicines designed primarily for children; by means of experiments on guinea pigs and mice, as well as horse blood, it is possible to produce vaccines that protect children’s health.

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  • Original Title
    Válka o zdraví
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Jan Libora
  • Cinematography
    Václav Hanuš
  • Editing
    Jiří Lehovec
  • Runtime
    10 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
    1938
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Format
    • Black & White
  • Distribution

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