The Smoking machine

United Kingdom, 1960

Film
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A group of young children are approached by an older friend Jim, who offers them a choice. Disgusted with the taste and curious about why people smoke they set out in their neighbourhood and study people who smoke. They stumble across a smoking machine and examine its insides to discover what smoking does to the inside of one’s body.

Credits

producer

J.B. Holmes

production company

Realist Films

Duration

00:15:47:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1960

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32054

Language

English

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Education of children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education of children

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Education of children

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

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

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

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

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

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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