A man in a bedroom looks worried.Air Pollution Is a Human Problem: Mary Catterall’s Campaign for Clean Air in Leeds, EnglandNEWEST ESSAY
By Angela Saward, BA, MTA
Dr. Mary Catterall (1922-2015), doctor and sculptor, script and medical adviser to the film, It Takes Your Breath Away, became concerned with lung health when she was appointed Senior Registrar in Respiratory Medicine at Leeds General Infirmary, England in 1960. The film won a Silver Medal at the British Medical Association annual film competition in 1964.