Smoke screen

United States, 1970

Film
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An anti-smoking film, without commentary, which begins with kinestatic, fast-moving stills displaying forty years of cigarette advertising, then moves through a collage of superimposed images of smokers, cancer patients, slogans, tissue slides and surgical flashes.

Credits

production company

Rainy Day Productions

co-director

Michael Warshaw

Mimi Warshaw

Duration

00:05:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1970

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009927

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Advertising - Cigarettes

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Advertising - Cigarettes

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Smoking

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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