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Onwards to victory.

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1953

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Onwards to Victory, 1953. Fund-raising appeal film which attempts to build on the metaphor of science and technology's contribution to Britain's victory over Nazi Germany during World War II to persuade the public to give generously in support of the campaign to defeat the peacetime menace of cancer. Illustrated with newsreel footage of the London Blitz, the Battle of Britain, etc., fund-raising appeal posters and members of the public making donations to the British Empire Cancer Campaign in Trafalgar Square, under the watchful gaze of the lions.

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1953.

Physical description

1 encoded moving image (02.50 min.) : silent, black and white

Duration

00:02:50

Copyright note

Cancer Research UK

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CC-BY-NC-ND

Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-NoDerivs 2.0 UK: England & Wales

Creator/production credits

Rank Screen Services.

Notes

One of three related cancer campaigning films originating from the organisation Cancer Research Campaign, formerly British Empire Cancer Campaign. For more information about this organisation, please consult the Wellcome Library's Archives & Manuscripts catalogue under the collection heading SA/CRC.

Contents

Segment 1 Onwards to Victory, 1953. Fund-raising appeal film which attempts to build on the metaphor of science and technology's contribution to Britain's victory over Nazi Germany during World War II to persuade the public to give generously in support of the campaign to defeat the peacetime menace of cancer. Illustrated with newsreel footage of the London Blitz, the Battle of Britain, etc., fund-raising appeal posters and members of the public making donations to the British Empire Cancer Campaign in Trafalgar Square, under the watchful gaze of the lions. Time start: 00:00:00:00 Time end: 00:02:50:00 Length: 00:02:50:00.



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