Hanger’s Limb

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Duration: 0:18:25
Country: United States
Directors: Joel David Santner
Writers: Joel David Santner
Producers: Gracie Corapi, Xiaoyuan Xiao

After surviving a brutal amputation during the Civil War, James Hanger returns home emotionally and physically broken. In order to survive his depression, he designs and builds the first prosthetic leg with knee and ankle joints. Recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Production Grant.