2009 | UK | Documentary,Fiction

Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen

  • English 58 mins
  • Director | Justin Hardy
  • Writer | Peter Harness
  • Producer | Sue Horth, Lucy Bassnett-McGuire

Based on the handwritten accounts of Dr James Niven, public health officer for Manchester, England, this film tells the harrowing true story of the flu that decimated the world's population immediately after the carnage of World war One. It is estimated that 50 million died in the three waves of infection that followed.

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