Film: 4652

Medicine | 1950 | Sound | B/W


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Oesophageal speech 1950's

18ft A method of producing normal speech in laryngectomised people, Scenes of Glasgow; shipyards, street with busses, telephone boxes, in an office, shopping
47ft Doctor speaks to camera and explains that the five people seen do not have larynx; diagrams of larynx and vocal cords
104ft An alternative to sound from a larynx achieved by belching
182ft In a club five men demonstrate their oesophageal speech
252ft One man explains how he learned speech

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