The Amputee
The Amputee (1974)

A nurse (David Lynch, who directed and wrote the script) tends to a double-amputee patient (Catherine Coulson) in this short-subject drama, which was shot as a test of videotape stock at the American Film Institute.

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Anthony Lawrie
Filmed twice, Lynch takes advantage of his friends tasks of trying out two sets of new film by taking on responsibility (and saving a bit of money no doubt).… More
Randy Tippy
Freaky little bit of test footage made for the AFI to demonstrate the quality of different brands of videotape.