[Gallbladder animal research footage], circa 1928
Scope and Contents
Warning: graphic content of experimental research on a live animal.
Film opens with shots of x-rays. X-ray captions partially visible, symptoms of subject listed, recommendation of cholecystectomy (removal of gallbladder) given. Torso of unidentified animal visible with two pairs of hands holding incision open, organs are held by two pairs of hands. Removal of gallbladder not visible in film. No intertitle cards provide information. Film ends abruptly.
- circa 1928
- From the Collection: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Committee on Visual Medical Education (Organization)
- From the Collection: Ivy, A. C. (Andrew Conway), 1893-1978 (Person)
- From the Collection: LaRue, Mervin W., 1892-1973 (Person)
- From the Collection: Petrolagar Laboratories (Organization)
- From the Collection: De Lee, Joseph B. (Joseph Bolivar), 1869-1942 (Person)
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1 Reels : 4:02 minutes, black & white, silent, acetate base ; 16mm, 100 ft.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Immediate Source of Acquisition
See accession record 2020-18-123.
Date based on the period when Andrew Ivy conducted research on the gallbladder and cholecystokinin. This item may be related to the paper by Ivy and Eric Oldberg, "A hormone mechanism for gall-bladder contraction and evacuation," The American Journal of Physiology, 1928 Oct., 86(3): 599-613. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajplegacy.19126.96.36.1999
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