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Glory enough for all : the discovery of insulin

Author: Grahame WoodsGordon HinchEric TillR H ThomsonRobert WisdenAll authors
Publisher: Toronto, Canada : Distributed by Cyclops Communications Corporation, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dramatizes the story of country doctor Fred Banting and his project to isolate insulin, the substance that would eventually save the life of Elizabeth Hughes, the young daughter of the U.S. Secretary of State, and that of thousands of other diabetics. Examines Banting's frustrations and his often-strained relationships with J.J.R. MacLeod, his patron at the University of Toronto, Charles Best, his partner and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
History
Named Person: F G Banting; F G Banting
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Grahame Woods; Gordon Hinch; Eric Till; R H Thomson; Robert Wisden; John Woodvine; Michael Zelniker; Martha Henry; Otto Sirek; Michael Bliss; Gemstone Productions.; Primedia Productions.; Cyclops Communications Corporation.
OCLC Number: 33167113
Notes: Subtitle from cassette labels.
Based on: The discovery of insulin / by Michael Bliss. 1982.
Based on: Banting: a biography / by Michael Bliss. 1984.
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series by the Canadian Broadcasting Company.
Credits: Director of photography, Niko Evdemon ; editor, Ralph Brunjes ; music composed and conducted by Louis Applebaum ; technical advisors, Otto Sirek, James Kenyon.
Cast: R.H. Thomson, Robert Wisden, John Woodvine, Michael Zelniker, Martha Henry.
Description: 2 videocassettes (196 min.) : sound, color with black and white opening sequence ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: [presented by] Gemstone Productions with Primedia Productions ; written by Grahame Woods ; produced by Gordon Hinch ; directed by Eric Till.

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Dramatizes the story of country doctor Fred Banting and his project to isolate insulin, the substance that would eventually save the life of Elizabeth Hughes, the young daughter of the U.S. Secretary of State, and that of thousands of other diabetics. Examines Banting's frustrations and his often-strained relationships with J.J.R. MacLeod, his patron at the University of Toronto, Charles Best, his partner and research assistant, and James Collip, the biochemist who worked with them.

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