DR. MACINTYRE'S X-RAY FILM

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Subjects:

  • Healthcare

Genres:

  • Medical
  • Scientific

Decade:

  • 1900s

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Title: DR. MACINTYRE'S X-RAY FILM

Reference number: 0520

Date: 1896 / 1909c

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.13 mins

Description: The first X-ray cinematograph film ever taken, at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, and shown by Dr. John Macintyre at the London Royal Society.

See also ref 0838 DR MACINTYRE’S X-RAY CABINET. See Additional Information files

Shotlist: Credits (.02) [1896] First X-ray cinematograph film ever taken shown by Dr. Macintyre at the London Royal Society 1897. Shots of X-ray picture of frog's knee joint (.11); X-ray radiograph of adult, each picture taken in the 300th part of a second. A series of these pictures enable us to see a complete cycle of the movements of the heart. The movements of the digestive organs can also be seen, and the joints of the body, thus facilitating diagnoses of disease of the bones and joints. Shots of X-ray picture of human heart beat (.29) [c1909] Movement of the stomach after Bismuth Meal. Shots of same (.40)

[Last sequence filmed c1909 and is same as that shown in ref. 0838]