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The traitor within

Author(s):
John Sutherland Productions.
American Cancer Society.
Publication Date:
1946
Publisher:
[Atlanta, Ga.] : J. Sutherland Productions, c1946
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
010 min.
Sound
Color
Subject(s):
Neoplasms
Instructional Films and Videos
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
NLMUID: 8800550A (See catalog record)
Permanent Link:
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/8800550A
Description:
In this cartoon film directed to the non-medical public, cancer statistics are given, cancer myths are refuted, cancer warning signals are presented, and the growth and effect of cancer cells within the body are shown. Cartoons illustrate: normal cell function in the body; the appearance and growth of neoplastic cells and their destruction of normal cells; cure of cancer by surgery, radiation therapy, radium implants; spread of untreated cancer through the lymphatic system to the circulatory system; the danger signals that indicate that cancer is present -- any sore that does not heal, particularly in or around the mouth, a painless lump or thickening, irregular bleeding or discharge from any natural body orifice, progressive change in any wart, mole, or birthmark, persistent indigestion, hoarseness, persistent cough, difficult swallowing, any change in normal bowel habits; pathologist examining tissue under a microscope.
Credits: Director, George Gordon ; story, Norm Wright ; music, Paul Smith ; art direction, Bernice Polifka ; animation, Pete Burness, Irven Spence, Elmer Swanson.
Received: (date unknown) as a donation from the United States Public Health Service.
NLM Permanence Rating: Permanent: Stable content
Author(s):
John Sutherland Productions.
American Cancer Society.
Publication Date:
1946
Publisher:
[Atlanta, Ga.] : J. Sutherland Productions, c1946
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
010 min.
Sound
Color
Subject(s):
Neoplasms
Instructional Films and Videos
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 8800550A
Permanent Link:
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/8800550A
Description:
In this cartoon film directed to the non-medical public, cancer statistics are given, cancer myths are refuted, cancer warning signals are presented, and the growth and effect of cancer cells within the body are shown. Cartoons illustrate: normal cell function in the body; the appearance and growth of neoplastic cells and their destruction of normal cells; cure of cancer by surgery, radiation therapy, radium implants; spread of untreated cancer through the lymphatic system to the circulatory system; the danger signals that indicate that cancer is present -- any sore that does not heal, particularly in or around the mouth, a painless lump or thickening, irregular bleeding or discharge from any natural body orifice, progressive change in any wart, mole, or birthmark, persistent indigestion, hoarseness, persistent cough, difficult swallowing, any change in normal bowel habits; pathologist examining tissue under a microscope.
Credits: Director, George Gordon ; story, Norm Wright ; music, Paul Smith ; art direction, Bernice Polifka ; animation, Pete Burness, Irven Spence, Elmer Swanson.
Received: (date unknown) as a donation from the United States Public Health Service.
NLM Permanence Rating: Permanent: Stable content