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Dying for a smoke.

Date
1967
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About this work

Description

An animated cartoon on smoking and health. The villain, Old Nick O'Teen , disguises himself as an 18-year-old motor cyclist, the better to lure children into the cigarette habit. Fourteen-year-old Sam falls into the trap, but after awesome visions of his future, expert advice from a doctor, and straight talk from a friendly lorry-driver renounces the habit.

Publication/Creation

UK : Central Office of Information, 1967.

Physical description

1 videocassette (VHS) (10 min.) : sound, color, PAL.
1 DVD (10 min.) : sound, color

Notes

These viewing copies were made from material preserved at the BFI National Archive.

Creator/production credits

Made by Halas & Batchelor. Produced by the Central Office of Information for the Ministry of Health. Script by Joy Batchelor, directed by John Halas and animated by Terry Harrison, Alan Green and Mike Pocock.

Copyright note

Crown copyright

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

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    Closed stores
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