Smoking A selection of public health films on smoking:
‘Dying for a smoke’ (1967)
Cartoon on smoking and health. A villain called ‘Old Nick O’Teen’ lures children, such as 14 year old Sam into the cigarette habit. But visions of the future, and advice from a doctor convince Sam to give up smoking.
‘Smoking Machine’ (1964)
Detective style anti-smoking film ...
The Narcotic Farm is an hour-long historical documentary that premiered on public television in 2008. Narrated and scored by former inmate Wayne Kramer of the radical 60s rock band the MC5, the film tells the story of this American institution through the voices of the former addicts who spent years locked within its walls. Astonishing, ...
A way of life: A selection of films on obesity
Cruel kindness (1968) (13 mins)
A female GP narrates the story of three children who are overweight for their age stressing that although there may be some inherited causes of their obesity, it is mostly due to over-feeding on the part of the parents, what the GP calls a cruel kindness.
A way of life (1976) (22 ...
Food hygiene, health and the public
This film session takes a look at food hygiene, health and the public. Our first film was made to raise awareness of the problem of food-borne illness, which rose sharply in wartime and was a matter of concern for the immediate postwar government. The second film, from 1989, is a report on the risks posed ...
The Joy of Sex Education A selection of films from the DVD the Joy of Sex Education highlighting over 60 years of sex education films
The people at no. 19 (17 mins) 1949
A post war educational film about STDs aimed at the home front and in particular, towards women.
Growing Girls (1949) (12 mins)
Mary learns how to survive puberty in this film ...