In search of a panacea (1975)

Documentary №39610, 2 parts, duration: 0:18:49
Production: Sverdlovsk newsreel studio
Director:Rymarenko, Volyanskaya
Camera operators:Shapiro
Sound mixer:Urusov S.


The film describes the problem of stress and methods of handling it.

Reel №1

Footage frameFootage frameFootage frameFootage frame

The animation insert is an ancient Greek myth about Panacea, her father Asclepius and the snake.

Panorama of the spines of the books of the "Great Medical Encyclopedia".

Polyclinic, reception, people are standing in line, sitting on benches.

A list of doctors to whom an appointment is made.

City streets, traffic, pedestrians on the streets.

An ambulance (reanimobile) is coming.

City streets - removed from traffic.

An ambulance is coming, the streets of the city.

Photo - surgeons operate.

Photos of doctors in masks.

Photo of the doctor after the operation.

Large - a book in English about stress.

Photo by Canadian scientist Hans Selye.

Photo of the Soviet academician Davydovsky I. V. Krupno - Davydovsky's book "Problems of causality in medicine".

Photo of the doctor.

An article in the newspaper about stress.

Photo - Hans Selye with a rat.

Moscow, city streets, pedestrians walking, view of St.

Basil's Cathedral.

Heavy traffic on the streets of the city.

The plane turns around on the tarmac.

The dispatcher monitors the devices.

The plane takes off.

The photo is of a crying baby.

A plane is flying.

A student on an exam at a medical university is nervous, worried.

Pictures with mammoths, Neanderthals, etc.

Animation insert - different situations when a person is stressed.

Different photos with emotions of people in different life situations.

Department of Physiology and Pharmacology of Adaptation of the Far Eastern Scientific Center of the USSR Academy of Sciences.

Panorama of the laboratory, instruments, equipment, employees.

An employee watches laboratory mice.

Different experiments with laboratory mice are shown, their reaction to different stressful situations - heat, cold, confined space, physical activity, high and low pressure, etc.

Various devices are shown in the frame.

The screen shows a graph with the results of the experiments.

A specialist physiologist conducts an experiment - takes rats out of the cage, puts them in a pressure chamber, turns on low pressure mode, turns on a stopwatch and observes the behavior of animals in a stressful situation.

One rat dies, the other two normally tolerate low pressure.

Large - radio receiver on the table.

Rats run on a special track.

Large - feet on the carpet, doing exercises.

The man in the room is doing exercises.

Children on the beach doing exercises.

A group of girls under the guidance of a coach does exercises.

A woman in the room is doing gymnastics.

A boy and a man are doing exercises on the shore.

Children run into the water to swim.

The city of Salavat.

Winter forest, a woman doing exercises.

A group of people makes a run - members of the running club are running.

Different shots of jogging through the forest, clearing, through the streets of the city.

Key words


Locations: Moscow [820] Salavat

Seasons: Summer [824] Winter [823]

Reel №2

Footage frameFootage frameFootage frameFootage frame

Experience with three rats in a low-pressure pressure chamber.

One rat dies, the other two normally tolerate the pressure drop.

Forest, there is a man.

Panorama of trees, plants.

Eleutherococcus plants are shown - stems, thorns, berries.

Large - hand puts a bottle of dark liquid (eleutherococcus extract) on the table.

Waves, a storm, a ship is sailing.

Miners in the mine.

The diver dives into the water.

A large - iced bell on the deck of a ship, the deck of a ship sailing in a storm.

Metallurgical plant, workers control processes using instruments in the control center.

Coarse-hot metal.

Large - the face of a worker.

Drawing with a Panacea.

Bottles with soft drinks are moving on the conveyor.

Large - label lemonade "Baikal".

The process of sugar production in the shop.

Packs of eleutherococcal sugar.

Automobile plant in Togliatti - passenger cars on the assembly line.

Different shots with cars in the production shop.

A special machine arrives at the workshop, a medical worker takes out kettles with a drink from eleutherococcus from the machine.

Large - the drink is poured into paper cups.

Workers in the shop at the table drink a drink from Eleutherococcus.

Painting by Eduard von Greutzner "Falstaff".

An album with reproductions of paintings is being flipped through.

Illustration to Gogol's work "Evenings on a farm near Dikanka".

Various vegetables are on display - cabbage, peppers, zucchini, potatoes, carrots, etc.

Panorama of vegetables.

The photo is a child's surprised face.

There are fruits in the frame - watermelon, apples, grapes.

Says Professor Brekhman I. I. Large - an article in the journal about the dangers of white sugar.

Brekhman says.

Drawing with a Panacea.

Laboratory, an employee takes out several test tubes from the device.

The man looks at the contents of the test tubes - the liquid in them is different in color.

An employee looks through a microscope.

The general plan is a laboratory, employees at work.

The sea, an octopus is swimming at a depth.

The scuba diver collects various shells, plants, etc. in a mesh bag.

Shots with different marine life - crabs, shells, stars, etc.

Footage of a scuba diver collecting shells, clams, sea urchins, etc. in a mesh bag.

Panorama of rocks at depth, plants.

The diver comes up, gives a mesh bag with the collected catch.

Large - mollusks.

Laboratory, large-scale experiments, various manipulations, working with devices, etc.

Coarse - liquid drips in a test tube.

The screen lists the various doctors to whom the appointment is being made.

Winter, a group of skiers on a run.

Various vegetables are on display - cabbage, peppers, zucchini, potatoes, carrots, etc.

Large - bottles with medicines from eleutherococcus.

Key words

Stress, experiments, experimental rats, eleutherococcus, automobile plant, laboratory, scuba diver, sea


Brehman I. I. - sovetskij i rossijskij uchyonij-farmakolog, doktor medicinskih nauk, professor

Locations: Togliatti [895]

Seasons: Summer [824] Winter [823]

Our website uses "cookies" to give you the best, most relevant experience. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our use of cookies. See our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy.