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    Polio vaccine. Scenes in the laboratory with scientist Dr. Salk with children being vaccinated ?

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    TITLE: U.S.A.: POLIO TO BE CONQUERED? Vaccine Gives Millions Hope.

    (April 1955)
    U.S.A.: POLIO TO BE CONQUERED? Vaccine Gives Millions Hope. U.S.A.:- Behind scenes story of greatest medical discovery of the age.
    U.S.A. SV Types working on test tubes etc.
    TV Test tubes.
    CU Syringe.
    SV Dr. Enders talking to assistant, she passes him test tube.
    CU Dr. Enders looking in test tube.
    Angle V Sign 'UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, DR. JONAS E. SALK'
    SV Dr. Salk with another.
    CU Dr. Salk. SCU Monkey's kidney being cut
    SV Bottle of the vaccine on rocking machine.
    TV Pan Schoolchildren being innoculated.
    SCU Little girl smiling as she's innoculated.
    SV Little boy being innoculated.
    SCU Little boy having Polio pioneer badge pinned on him.
    SCU Little coloured girl being innoculated, half laughing, half, half crying. 153ft

    FADE GV Int. Ann Arbor building, Michigan
    SCU Dr. Salk with family.
    SCU Dr. Francis declaring effectiveness of vaccine.
    GV Reporters scrambling for copies of evaluating report.
    FV Ditto.
    SCU Dr. Francis Jnr hands over copy of report to Dr. Salk.
    CU Pan Over box with 'POLIO VACCINE RUSH' camera pans to packets of vaccine as man handles.
    SCU Dr. Salk filling syringe, camera pans to little boy about to receive shot.
    CU Dr. Salk.
    CU Little boy getting shot/ vaccinated
    CU Girl about to get shot.
    CU Little girl fade into
    TV Polio boy victim on crutches.
    CU Same boy smiling. Angle V Same boy smiling, turns round to Column in b-g - Washington Monument.
    Background: Polio vaccine. Scenes in the laboratory with scientist Dr. Salk with children being vaccinated with file of disabled U.S President F.D.Roosevelt and polio victims in wheelchairs .

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2WYJWHS03GFBFITKZJ8ZJYTX9
    Media URN:
    VLVA2WYJWHS03GFBFITKZJ8ZJYTX9
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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    POLIO TO BE CONQUERED?: Vaccine gives millions hope: Behind scenes story of greatest medical discovery of the age POLIO TO BE CONQUERED?: Vaccine gives millions hope: Behind scenes story of greatest medical discovery of the age POLIO TO BE CONQUERED?: Vaccine gives millions hope: Behind scenes story of greatest medical discovery of the age

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