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Penicillin: The Magic Bullet (2006)

TV Movie | 52 min

This is the story of the invention of penicillin and the scientists behind the work. The main character, Howard Florey, races against time to create his magic bullet that will ultimately save the lives of thousands of soldiers during the ...See moreThis is the story of the invention of penicillin and the scientists behind the work. The main character, Howard Florey, races against time to create his magic bullet that will ultimately save the lives of thousands of soldiers during the second world war and win him the Nobel prize. It is a story of intrigue, suspense and bitter rivalry, set mainly in Oxford, England during World War Two. Written by Marita Mussett See less
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Aug 3, 2006 (Australia)

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Jasper Bagg
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Brett Climo
Norman Heatley Norman Heatley   See fewer
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Karl Cottee
Glister Glister   See fewer
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Daniela Farinacci
Margaret Jennings Margaret Jennings   See fewer
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Lew Luton
Alexander Fleming Alexander Fleming   See fewer
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Nikolai Nikolaeff
James Kent James Kent   See fewer
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Karen Roberts
Ethel Florey Ethel Florey   See fewer
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Fred Whitlock
Howard Florey Howard Florey   See fewer
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Daryl Wilkinson
Edward Mellanby Edward Mellanby   See fewer
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3.7 / 10 | 27 votes