This Oscar-winning documentary short film made in 1949 poses an institutional approach to explain the role of the public health agency in the American society of the time.
AWARDS: Best Short Documentary. Oscar Academy Awards.
So Much For So Little. An institutional Oscar-winning short documentary
Little Johnny Jones, to be born in the next year, is shown growing to a ripe, healthy old age, thanks to the efforts of his local public health officers.
But without them, he might be one of the 5% or so that dies in the first year. The price for the public health service: about 3 cents a week.