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150 film feet, total 0:04:09, total time of content 0:03:29. The film's edge code dates the film stock to 1969. Film is in fair condition. A July 2022 digital preservation film scan brought to light marked color fading, with the image almost uniformly reddened, as well as some image instability due in all likelihood to mild to moderate shrinkage due to acetate decay. A previous film-to-DVD transfer (date unknown) shows a greater range in color, and the files from this transfer have been extracted from the DVD media for preservation and access.
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- PREFERRED CITATION:
[Identification of item], "A brief history of medicine" short subject film, circa 1969, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.