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The first anti smoking films: how a nation started to quit. when the link was first officially made between smoking and lung cancer in the early 1960s, the government relied on the filmmaking arm of the central office of information to help alert a population of smokers – both adults and children. The bfi’s own blog, the first anti smoking films: how a nation started to quit by ros cranston and patrick russell, offers a fascinating exploration of the styles and techniques employed by derrick knight and sarah erulkar in these early anti smoking films. It galvanised a much more committed approach on the part of health authorities and the first official anti smoking film: smoking and you (1963) was commissioned. replete with biopsy slides of blackened lungs and disturbing footage of wheezing hospital bound middle aged smokers, the film pulled no punches in warning its 11 16 year old target. Smoking and you. the anti smoking campaign starts here, with the first ever anti tobacco film – and very impressive it is too. the gradual decline of cigarette smoking is one of the great public health stories of the second half of the twentieth century. film and tv play a huge role in that story, starting right here with smoking and you, the. The ministry of health responded by funding anti smoking propaganda films, many aimed specifically at children in the vulnerable 11 16 range. the first, smoking and you (1963) was much more graphic in its close ups of blackened lungs and the side effects of smoking related illnesses, but was perhaps less accessible than the smoking machine’s.
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This government film is a public record, preserved and presented by the bfi national archive on behalf of the national archives, home to more than 1,000 years of british history. original title anti smoking campaign: artery clogged. The memorably revolting anti smoking promo is presented here in a slightly longer variant (the shorter cut, 'artery clogged' is also on bfi player). aiming to imprint in viewers' minds the correlation between smoking and the clogged arteries that can result from it, it shows various pub drinkers seemingly unconcerned that their cigarettes are dripping fat. Anti smoking public information film focusing on the danger that passive smoking poses to children. show full synopsis the launch of the government's £1m passive smoking campaign, comprising a series of hard hitting tv fillers including smoking kids , coincided with a call from sir liam donaldson , england's chief medical officer, for an all.
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bfi curators patrick russell and ros cranston discuss the uk's first anti smoking films smoking and you (1963) and the anti smoking educational film two young boys, one black one white run around a park and on the playground, then sit under a the uk film industry is a complex beast, and understanding how the industry works can feel pretty overwhelming for people new so, why are anti smoking ads so terrible? personally, i've only ever seen one or two "good" anti smoking ads, which is kind of a film showing the risks of cigarette smoking. unglamorous aspects of smoking and its risk to health are contrasted with physical mark sings the praises of john turturro's 'savage musical'. watch romance & cigarettes on bfi player (uk only): starring actor burgess meredith, this 1943 film presents a guide to british society, behaviour and wartime conditions, made for in this film, a narrator discusses with multiple visual aids the dangers of smoking. he first compares smoking cigarettes to