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Title The Quest / National Film Board of Canada
Published Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 1958


Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (38 min.))
Summary A page from the life of Dr. Frederick Banting, discoverer of insulin for the treatment of diabetes. The film is a re-enactment of the critical year in Dr. Banting's life during which he made his important discovery at the University of Toronto. It convincingly dramatizes the odds against which he and his assistant, Charles Best, worked, the skepticism of other doctors, and the final victory which gave thousands of diabetics a new hope of life and health
Analysis Scientific discoveries Diabetes Insulin Banting, Frederick Grant, Sir Best, Charles Herbert Control Dramatizations
Credits Director, Stanley Jackson; executive producer, Nicholas Balla; script, Leslie McFarlane; photography, Reginald Morris; sound, Michel Belaieff; George Croll; editing, Robert Russell; sound editing, Bernard Bordeleau; music, Eldon Rathburn; cast, Leo Ciceri; Norman Ettlinger; Dennis Stanway
Cast Cast, Leo Ciceri, Norman Ettlinger, Dennis Stanway
Notes 9-12
Subject Best, Charles Herbert, 1899-1978.
Banting, F. G. (Frederick Grant), 1891-1941
Banting, F. G. (Frederick Grant), 1891-1941
Best, Charles Herbert, 1899-1978.
Physicians -- Canada -- Biography
Genre/Form Fiction films
Fiction films.
Internet videos.
Historical reenactments (Motion pictures)
Fiction films.
Historical reenactments (Motion pictures)
Internet videos.
Films de fiction.
Vidéos sur Internet.
Form Streaming video
Author National Film Board of Canada.