Shell shock: Films shot by Professor Camillo Negro at the military hospital in Turin (excerpt 1)

Shell shock: footage of neuropathological cases shot by Prof. Camillo Negro in the Military Hospital (fragment 1)

Camillo Negro, a professor in neurology at the University of Turin, was a pioneer of scientific film. From 1906 to 1908, with help from his assistant Giuseppe Roasenda, he had some of his patients filmed by Roberto Omegna – one of the most famous Italian film camera operators – for scientific and educational purposes. During the war years, he continued his scientific film project at Turin’s milita…