Young Native American Indian convinces girlfriend and her grandfather (all actors) to be checked for TB
United States USA Date:1941 Duration:1 min 55 sec Sound:Yes
Dramatization: Outside her log home, a Native American youth (actor) speaks with Native American Indian girl (actor) about their friend afflicted with tuberculosis. He suggests that the girl be examined for possible TB. The girl's grandfather sits nearby listening. He stands and says, "I'll take Nema (granddaughter) and the doctor shall examine me too."Scene shifts to doctor showing the grandfather an X-ray of the girl's TB-free lungs. clear. The doctor then shows the grandfather his own X-ray confirming TB. The grandfather realized he is the source of TB in his family. He agrees to undergo treatment. At the door of the hospital, he bids the young couple farewell. Back at the family log home, the young woman, now a mother, is seen with her baby, as a visiting nurse admires the child, as her husband stands outside looking in. Later, the young married couple show their baby to her grandfather,while he sits in a wheel chair on the sundeck of a sanitorium. He bids them goodbye and them ponders the need to stay away from them (until healed) to protect them
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