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Unseen Enemies

Synopsis
Shows the widespread suffering due to endemic disease, using as examples the tropical diseases malaria, filariasis and trachoma. The sources of the diseases and the measures used to eliminate them, both locally and internationally. Clinical details are limited but the general social and administrative problems are well documented.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1974
Availability
Out of distribution
Notes
This is a re-edited version of the film of the same title made in 1959.
Uses
Introductory courses.*
Subjects
Development studies; Medical sciences
Keywords
filariasis; malaria; trachoma; tropical diseases

Credits

Director
Michael Clarke
Producer
Stuart Legg
Contributor
Ralph Sheldon

Production Company

Name

Shell Film Unit

Sponsor

Name

World Health Organisation

Distributor

Name

Shell Film Services

Contact
Jane Poynor
Email
Filmservices@Shell.com
Web
http://www.shell.com/ External site opens in new window
Address
Shell International
Creative Solutions
Shell Centre
London
SE1 7NA
Notes
The Shell Film Unit collection has been deposited in the BFI’s National Film & Video Archive

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