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Artificial Limb Making
Occupational therapy turns full circle, as amputee soldiers learn to make artificial limbs for others
Non-Fiction 1916 1 mins Silent
There is some neat symmetry to the idea of training amputee soldiers learning to make artificial limbs for others. This newsreel item was no doubt intended as a positive message, much like the 'and finally' of modern TV news. But today, it also serves as a poignant reminder of just how many were physically disabled by their wartime experience.
Disabled Britain on Film
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Animation & Artists Moving Image 1936 9 mins
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