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The World of Microbes

Japan, 1958 (MIFF 1964, Science of Life)

Director: Tetsuro Onuma, Masami Sugiyama

A unique record of a seventy-hour struggle between tubercle bacilli and white blood corpuscles, taken in time -lapse motion under an electron microscope at 12,000 magnification.

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