Gene Kelly starring in Combat Fatigue Irritability

NLM Brings New Perspective to Historic Gene Kelly Film

One of the treasures preserved by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is a 1945 US Navy training film directed by and starring Gene Kelly, who was then a rising Hollywood star. Combat Fatigue Irritability is a historically significant, yet largely unknown, work. Now, NLM’s History of Medicine Division (HMD) is making the film available…