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Geronimo.

Date
[199-?]

License

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About this work

Description

An advertisement promoting the use of condoms to prevent contraction of HIV and AIDS.

Publication/Creation

UK, [199-?]

Physical description

1 encoded moving image (55 sec.) : sound, color.

Duration

00:00:55

Copyright note

Crown copyright, managed by BFI.

Terms of use

CC-BY-NC

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

Creator/production credits

There are no production details on this title.

Notes

This video was made from material preserved by the BFI National Archive

Versions of this advert were also shown in Scotland and Northern Ireland; the final page with the telephone helpline number differs.

Contents

Segment 1 Fred Brewster, aged 81, sits in his living room and says, 'I just don't know why young people complain about having to wear condoms. Look what we had to put up with'. He pulls a very old reusable condom from a box and holds it up. He says that he called it Geronimo and that it was like 'wearing the inner tube of a bicycle'. He explains that he had to wash it each time he used it. The advert points out that if Mr Brewster 'put up with Geronimo', then 'you can use a condom'. Further screens read, 'A condom can help protect against HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases' and provide the AIDS helpline telephone number. Time start: 00:00:00:00 Time end: 00:00:55:17 Length: 00:00:55:17

Language

  • English


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