The Drag

Canada, 1965

Film
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Animated cartoon about a young man who becomes a chain smoker. Explains to young people the psychology of the smoking habit, including the part played by cigarette advertising.

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Credits

production company

ONF | NFB

co-producer

Wolf Koenig

Robert Verrall

director

Carlos Marchiori

Duration

00:08:37:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015550

Language

English

Subject categories

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

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

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tobacco industry

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Advertising

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

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

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 → Drugs - Psychological aspects

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

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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