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

director

Sarah Erulkar

producer

J.B. Holmes

production company

Realist Films

Language

English

Duration

00:15:47:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32054

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

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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