Health War

Health War

Health War

Health War

1938 / Czech Republic / 10min

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
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Václav Hanuš
  • Editing
    Jiří Lehovec
  • Music
  • Sound
  • Duration
    10 min
  • Year
    1938
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Audio Tracks
    CZE
  • Subtitles
    ENG
  • Production
  • Distribution
    NFA
    Malešická 12
    13000 Praha 3
    Czech Republic
    e-mail: e-podatelna@nfa.cz, daniel.vadocky@nfa.cz
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  • Awards

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