Truth and the dragon

United States, 1969

Film
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Using puppets, engravings, stills and newspaper cutouts this film describes the propaganda systems which are often used to cover up or distort the truth. Explains that recognition of these guises, combined with careful examination of all the facts, leads to finding the truth. Includes hints on how to recognise propaganda. Based on the book by Elsa Bailey.

Credits

producer

Paul Burnford

Duration

00:09:43:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1969

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29781

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

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

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Truth

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Propaganda

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Truth

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Persuasion (Psychology)

History → Propaganda

Literature → Film adaptations

Music & Performing Arts → Puppets

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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