On Prescription Only

On Prescription Only

| 29 min

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This short documentary from 1960 explores the world of modern medication; miracle drugs that cure diseases which not long ago were fatal. You'll travel into the world of pills and potions for an intimate survey of how modern medicine is created, and the beneficial effects they're having.

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On Prescription Only, Julian Biggs, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Julian Biggs
  • producer
    David Bairstow
  • script
    Sally Lindsay
  • photography
    Tom Bird