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Embryology of Human Behaviour

USA, 1953 (MIFF 1953, Human Reproduction)

Director: Arnold Gesell

Produced by Dr. Arnold Gesell of the Yale Clinic of Child Development in conjunction with the Medical Film Institute of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Colour, 16 mm, Sd, excerpts.

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