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With these weapons: the story of syphilis

Other Title(s):
Story of syphilis
Author(s):
Ross, David.
Clarke, Walter.
American Social Hygiene Association. National Anti-syphilis Committee.
Willard Pictures (Firm)
Publication Date:
1939
Publisher:
[United States] : The Association, c1939
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
011 min.
Sound
Black and white
Subject(s):
Syphilis
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
NLMUID: 8700144A (See catalog record)
Permanent Link:
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/8700144A
Description:
This film shows historical reenactments of the discoveries of cures for syphilis. It begins with the discovery of the spiroceta in 1905 under the microscope and the discovery of the Wassermann test. The film shows success in experiments leading to the diagnosis and cure of syphilis, but syphilis still continues to be a leading cause of sickness and death. Discussion of the disease and its symptoms follows. A public health education program is helping to fight back against this disease, since ignorance is the greatest ally of syphilis. Presented by the National Anti-syphilis Committee of the American Social Hygiene Association.
Credits: Direction & photography, Russell S. Bushnell ; script, Robert T. Furman, Jr. ; medical director, Walter Clarke ; supervisor, Edward C. Kienle.
Received: Jan. 20, 1955 as a donation from the Museum of Modern Art.
NLM Permanence Rating: Permanent: Stable content
Other Title(s):
Story of syphilis
Author(s):
Ross, David.
Clarke, Walter.
American Social Hygiene Association. National Anti-syphilis Committee.
Willard Pictures (Firm)
Publication Date:
1939
Publisher:
[United States] : The Association, c1939
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
011 min.
Sound
Black and white
Subject(s):
Syphilis
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 8700144A
Permanent Link:
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/8700144A
Description:
This film shows historical reenactments of the discoveries of cures for syphilis. It begins with the discovery of the spiroceta in 1905 under the microscope and the discovery of the Wassermann test. The film shows success in experiments leading to the diagnosis and cure of syphilis, but syphilis still continues to be a leading cause of sickness and death. Discussion of the disease and its symptoms follows. A public health education program is helping to fight back against this disease, since ignorance is the greatest ally of syphilis. Presented by the National Anti-syphilis Committee of the American Social Hygiene Association.
Credits: Direction & photography, Russell S. Bushnell ; script, Robert T. Furman, Jr. ; medical director, Walter Clarke ; supervisor, Edward C. Kienle.
Received: Jan. 20, 1955 as a donation from the Museum of Modern Art.
NLM Permanence Rating: Permanent: Stable content