Spotlight on smoking

United Kingdom, 1963

Film
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Graphs show the increase in public smoking and the marked decrease in smoking among doctors. Diagrams show what happens when smoke enters the breathing tubes and the alarming process of uncontrolled cell division which leads to cancer. Shows how mice can suffer from cancer, by painting cigarette tar on their skin. Leading personalities tell why they have given up smoking. Shows what can be bought with the money saved by giving up cigarettes over a year.

Credits

producer

Michael Gill

production company

BBC-TV

Duration

00:21:40:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1963

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

322865

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cigarette habit

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cigarette smokers

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug addiction

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Passive smoking - Health aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Public health - Great Britain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Tobacco - Physiological effect

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Tobacco habit

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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