The symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes are outlined in the story of a young, small-town wife, her family, her physician, and some of the townspeople. Myths about diabetes are debunked. Guidelines for living a normal life while coping with diabetes are given. Insulin therapy is promoted when appropriate. Shots include: a traffic accident with an injured pedestrian; an ambulance crew loading an injured patient; hospital room; small-town doctor at the patient's bedside and in his office; a hospital nurse preparing a patient for a blood sugar test; a doctor interviewing a patient's husband; doctor breaking the news to the patient that she has diabetes; doctor counseling the patient and her husband in their home.
American Red Cross, USA, 1940s, 2K
French-Indochina War, Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam, 1940s - 1960s
[Interviews and narration not available]
Soap Suds Advertisement, Woman Washing Clothes By Hand, USA, 1940s
French Family Life, France, 1940s, 16mm. Film deals with a Parisian family of father, mother, and three children. It shows M.Martin meeting his daughter, who returns to Paris by air from London; this provides an opportunity for some very pleasant shots of Paris. These films were all shot in France and present an immediate air of authenticity.