Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive

The Calls that Cure

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Description This film shows the telephone center and the bedside telephone service in a U.S. Army hospital. Various sizes of telephone booths are provided for men in wheelchairs or with cumbersome splints. Discusses the beneficial impact on a soldiers health by receiving telephone calls from home and loved ones. Advises families how to handle these important calls by acting normal and allowing for soldiers to discuss their injuries on their own terms. 
Creator Bell System
Loucks and Norling
U.S. Office of War Information
Date Issued 1945
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 11:08
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.
Geographic Coverage U.S.