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Bethune

Author: Donald Brittain; John Kemeny; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: Montréal : National Film Board of Canada, [1989?], ©1964.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A video biography of Dr. Norman Bethune, the Canadian doctor who served with the Loyalists during the Spanish Civil War and with the North Chinese Army during the Sino-Japanese War. In Spain he pioneered the world's first mobile blood-transfusion service; in China his work behind battle lines to save the wounded made him a legendary figure. This hour-long documentary pieces together his remarkable career.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Norman Bethune
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Brittain; John Kemeny; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 71759484
Notes: National Film Board of Canada: 0164 151.
National Film Board of Canada: 113B 0164 151.
Originally released as a 16 mm. film in 1964.
Credits: Narrated by Lister Sinclair ; sound, George Croll, Roger Hart ; sound editing, Sidney Pearson ; graphics, Grant Munro ; research and film editing, John Kemeny.
Description: 1 videocassette (59 min.) : sd., b&w & col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: a National Film Board of Canada production ; directed by Donald Brittain ; written and produced by John Kemeny, Donald Brittain.

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A video biography of Dr. Norman Bethune, the Canadian doctor who served with the Loyalists during the Spanish Civil War and with the North Chinese Army during the Sino-Japanese War. In Spain he pioneered the world's first mobile blood-transfusion service; in China his work behind battle lines to save the wounded made him a legendary figure. This hour-long documentary pieces together his remarkable career.

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