This film shows how syphilis is diagnosed and treated. Also of importance is the education of the public to make them aware of the dangers of syphilis, where it comes from, and how it is spread. Additional danger can come from quacks, people offering false cures for the disease.This film outlines the individual's role in combatting syphilis through education, blood tests, prompt medical treatment, and avoidance of quacks. Shots include montages of quack remedies for venereal disease.
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Black and white
Written by Oscar Saul ; photography, James Lillis ; music, Tom Bennett ; directed by Owen Murphy.