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The Human Body: Circulatory System, 1956

 Item — Box: 4

Scope and Contents

Warning: graphic content, including footage of live human organs and animal organs.

In this color film with sound, the human circulatory system is explained in detail through the use of illustrations, animation, x-ray photography, and footage of live organs of humans and dogs. The role and function of blood circulation, the heart, lungs, and kidneys, are described in detail, as well as the progression of historical knowledge about the cirulatory system.

A Coronet Film. Educational Collaborator, George K. Fenn, MD, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School. Copyright 1956, Coronet Instructional Films, a division of Esquire, Inc.


  • 1956


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.


1 Reels : 13:29 minutes, color, sound, acetate base ; 16mm, 476 ft.

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

See accession record 2018-18-262.

Library Details

Part of the Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center Repository

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