STK-ID 28353

Hospitals: interior shots of the Mary Slesser Hospital, women's ward, Doctor Alex McMahon talking to old woman as a white nurse and a Black nurse stand by. Sequence on Dr. Alex McMahon examining screaming infant, taking down case history of male patient, examining woman's cancerous breast, examining another screaming baby. HAS of group of natives waiting in front of the hospital. Shots of Dr. Alex McMahon examining child outside the hospital as many children gather round, adults likewise. HAMS of Dr. Alex McMahon trying to make friends with ferocious looking child. Arrival of the doctor at hospital, examination of baby in clinic. PAN CUs from one nurse, to doctor, to another nurse during an operation. Cut to ESTABLISHING SHOT of operation. MLS of doctor and nurse tending to patient in bed. Shots of doctor visiting one patient as nurse stands by.


Excerpt from
You Don't Back Down
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio