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An arm is stretched out with a well-groomed white mouse resting between the thumb and forefinger.John B. Calhoun Film 7.1
1970-72 / 38 minutes (edited version)
Producers: National Institute of Mental Health, Time-Life Broadcasting
Sound, color


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