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Let my people live

Author(s):
National Tuberculosis Association.
Tuskegee Institute.
Motion Picture Service Corp.
Tuskegee Institute. Choir.
Publication Date:
1938
Publisher:
[New York, NY] : The Association, [1938]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
014 min.
Sound
Black and white
Subject(s):
African Americans
Tuberculosis -- therapy
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
NLMUID: 8700133A (See catalog record)
Permanent Link:
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/8700133A
Description:
This film dramatizes the dangers of neglecting the treatment of tuberculosis through the story of a African American family where the superstitious mother, who depends on cures rather than the doctor, succumbs to the disease. When her two children also develop the disease they are saved by modern medical care. Musical background to the story consists of Negro spirituals sung by the Tuskegee Choir.
Credits: Directed by Edgar Ulmer ; camera, William Miller ; sound, Nelson Minnerly.
Cast: Tuskegee Institute Choir ; Rex Ingram, Peggy Howard, Merritt Smith, Erostine Coles, Robert Anderson, Christine Johnson, Jackson Burnside ; choir [director], William L. Dawson.
Received: (date unknown); donation; from the National Tuberculosis Association.
NLM Permanence Rating: Permanent: Stable content
Author(s):
National Tuberculosis Association.
Tuskegee Institute.
Motion Picture Service Corp.
Tuskegee Institute. Choir.
Publication Date:
1938
Publisher:
[New York, NY] : The Association, [1938]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
014 min.
Sound
Black and white
Subject(s):
African Americans
Tuberculosis -- therapy
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 8700133A
Permanent Link:
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/8700133A
Description:
This film dramatizes the dangers of neglecting the treatment of tuberculosis through the story of a African American family where the superstitious mother, who depends on cures rather than the doctor, succumbs to the disease. When her two children also develop the disease they are saved by modern medical care. Musical background to the story consists of Negro spirituals sung by the Tuskegee Choir.
Credits: Directed by Edgar Ulmer ; camera, William Miller ; sound, Nelson Minnerly.
Cast: Tuskegee Institute Choir ; Rex Ingram, Peggy Howard, Merritt Smith, Erostine Coles, Robert Anderson, Christine Johnson, Jackson Burnside ; choir [director], William L. Dawson.
Received: (date unknown); donation; from the National Tuberculosis Association.
NLM Permanence Rating: Permanent: Stable content