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Synopsis

Gloucestershire, 1796. A poor day labourer is offered work but must first let his son be used in a medical experiment. Based on the story of James Phipps, the eight-year-old boy used by Dr Edward Jenner to test the world’s first smallpox vaccine. http://jamesphipps.tumblr.com

Details

Year
2014
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
15 mins
Format
16mm
Director
Claire Oakley
Producer
Terhi Kylliainen, Felix Levinson
Editor
Sacha Szwarc
Screenwriter
Felix Levinson
Director of Photography
Taina Galis
Production Designer
Antonia Lowe, Thalia Ecclestone
Sound
Tom Lock Griffiths
Music
Isobel Waller Bridge
Principal Cast
Jack Hollington, Morgan Watkins, Robert Cavanah

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Last updated 17th October 2014

Production Company

Felix Levinson
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