Rumor: a challenge film

United States, 1954

Film
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An animated cartoon which asks the question - “What defence against rumours?” Shows the spread of rumours in an actual case at Detroit some years ago. Mass panic and riots were caused by rumours resulting from a Sunday traffic jam.

Credits

production company

Centre for Mass Communication of Columbia University Press

Language

English

Duration

00:05:18:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28095

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Propaganda

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Publicity

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Communication and traffic

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Propaganda

Experimental

Experimental → Experimental films - United States

History → Propaganda

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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