All of us are familiar with the moving picture shows, but perhaps many of us are not aware of the great part they play on the health of the community. Writing in 'The Journal' of the American Medical Association, Dr. Howard D. King, of New Orleans, says that in the case of these 'cheap theatres,' the performances are continuous, and thus an ever moving stream of humanity, constantly passing in and out, stirs up dust and dirt that verily reeked with tubercle bacilli. The doctor continues that the film operator who is confined in a small cubby hole at an exceedingly high temperature falls an easy prey to tuberculosis.
The Cinematograph: Hard Facts by American Doctor
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