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Romance of Radium

Directed by Jacques Tourneur
United States, 1937
Short

Synopsis

Tells the story of the discovery of radium and how it is used in medicine. The difficulty of obtaining the element is also demonstrated. Several tons of ore yield only minute amounts of the element. At the time of filming, the entire world’s supply of radium was 1-3/4 pounds.

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Romance of Radium Directed by Jacques Tourneur

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1938 | Nominee: Best Short Subject, One-reel