"This Yankee Dodge Beats Mesmerism Hollow" (1974)

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    United Kingdom

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  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Story of Anaesthetics Alternative

Cast & Credits


Traces the history of the discovery of anaesthetic agents. The latter part of the film is devoted to filming an anaesthetist in London as he cares for a patient having two valves replaced in her heart in an operation lasting seven hours.

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