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Wit wint

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Dramatised public information film on tuberculosis prevention.
 
A young pilot is involved in a car accident and meets a girl who works as a model. She leaves her fiancé for him and applies for a job as an airline stewardess. During a medical check up, she turns out to have tuberculosis, just like her younger brother. The pilot leaves her but her ex comes to see her in hospital and later marries her. Their happiness is blighted by the death of their small baby, also from tuberculosis. It turns out that her grandfather has been the source of the contagion. Meanwhile, the pilot's careless lifestyle has also resulted in tuberculosis but he is duly cured after a period of rest.

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production year
1939
country
Netherlands
category
Fictional
original title
  • Wit wint
alternative title
  • Zwitserland
production company
distribution company
Haghe Film (Distributeur)
censorship date
6 November 1939
release date
21 October 1939
modified date
20 October 2011
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Actor
Johan Boezer Grandfather
Christine Chrispijn - van Meeteren Mother
Sybilla Fiolet Baby
Louise de Koning Young girl
Ton van Otterloo Junior Fiance / Husband
Johan Schmitz Narrator
Frans Thoms Young son
Albert van Vegten Elderly brother, a teacher
Tatia Wijma Nurse
Decor A.H. Wegerif
Camera Otto van Neijenhoff
Composer Max Tak
Director John Kooy
Scenario writer John Kooy
Producer Willy Mullens
  • 65 min
    Dutch
    1852 mtr
    1852 mtr
    Sound
    Black & White
    35mm
    4
sources

Centrale Commissie voor de Filmkeuring (Nationaal Archief; G1918)