Item Details

A Paralyzing Fear [videorecording]: The Story of Polio in America

director and writer, Nina Gilden Seavey ; producers, Paul Wagner and Nina Gilden Seavey
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
This video tells the story of America's battle against polio. Polio came to America in 1916 and grew into epidemics of the 1940's and 50's when the disease crippled tens of thousands of children every summer. An archive of 3000 films and 5000 photographs was used to portray this study.
Director
Nina Gilden Seavey
Performers
Narrator, Stephan Chodorov.
Release Date
1998
Run Time
89 min.
Language
English
Notes
Companion volume to the film: A paralyzing fear, directed by Nina Gilden Seavey.
Variant Title
Story of polio in America
Local Notes
HEALTH SCIENCES: Library also has companion volume entitled: A paralyzing fear: the triumph over polio in America, under call number: RA644.P9 S43 1998.
ISBN
0780623185
Published
[Washington, D.C.] : George Washington University ; distributed by PBS Home Video, c1998.
Description
1 videocassette (89 min.) : sd., b&w with col. ; 1/2 in.
VHS.
VHS format [NTSC]
Technical Details
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