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Don't spread germs.

Date
1948

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Description

One of a series of four advertisements made by Richard Massingham informing people about how to prevent the spread of germs. A man is taught how to use a handkerchief properly.

Publication/Creation

UK, 1948.

Physical description

1 encoded moving image (2 min.) : sound, black and white

Duration

00:01:02

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

Produced by Richard Massingham. Directed by John Krish.

Notes

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

Contents

Segment 1 A man is seen thoughtfully smoking a pipe; a narrator tells him that he is going to show him three things. Firstly, a pint of beer appears and the man glugs it down quickly, to comic effect. Secondly, a handkerchief appears and the man looks briefly puzzled before he sneezes loudly into it. Thirdly, a bowl marked disinfectant appears and the man looks at it. As the man tries to drink it the narrator interrupts and tells him not to drink it! Finallly the narrator reminds the man Don't Spread Germs! Time start: 00:00:00:00 Time end: 00:01:02:00 Length: 00:01:02:00

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  • English


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