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    Film of female factory workers being given X-rays to promote the prevention and cure of tuberculosis.

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    ENGLAND: Greenford:
    GV girls working at benches in factory. SV girls working in factory at benches. FULL CU side view girl type wearing bandeau...

    Semi side view two girls looking...

    SV Lord Dawson speaking. (Nat.sd.) LV girls in factory seated at benches listening to Lord Dawson's voice from loud speaker. CU loud speaker and Dawson's voice. LV girls in factory at benches listening Lord Dawson's voice. Semi side view girls walking past sign on door "ENTRANCE TO X-RAY UNIT." SBV six girls walking into undressing room. CU notice "STRIP TO THE WAIST AND PUT ON CHEST COVER." STV girl starts to undress pan down to her feet. SCU angle shot girl adjusting chest cover and walks away to X-Ray room. SV girls being measured for chest thickness. CU girls being measured for chest thickness and being handed X-Ray serial number card by nurse. LV tracking in shot into X-Ray room showing girl being photographed on machine. SBV girl standing at X-Ray machine. SV nurse at control pulls small lever and makes exposure. SV girls waiting to go on X-Ray machine pan to girl coming off machine. SV another girl walks up to machine gives card to operator nurse (positioner) who places card in slot on X-Ray unit. Semi side view operator nurse placing girls chin on chin rest and adjusting hands and shoulders. CU operator nurse standing behind protective lead screen. CUTV making exposure at control table. Long side view nurse in dark room examining strip of film. CU nurse examining small images on strip of film. CU angle shot projector screening small radiographs. LV doctors examining radiographs on small screen. CU doctor pointing to radiograph on screen. SV woman operator nurse and girl standing at X-Ray unit to be photographed. GV girl standing at X-Ray unit and nurse putting her into position.

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    SV Lord Dawson talking: "The Government want to encourage workers in factories and elsewhere, to care for their health, and that is why a mass radiography campaign is being introduced to promote the prevention and cure of Tuberculosis."

    Dawson's voice thru radio: "I hope everyone in this factory will participate for by so doing, they will help themselves and their fellow workers."

    Medicine and Health
    Background: Film of female factory workers being given X-rays to promote the prevention and cure of tuberculosis.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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