• Short Summary

    A short trailer film warning people suffering with influenza to stay at home in bed.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    A short trailer film warning people suffering with influenza to stay at home in bed.

    An ill looking man talks out a thermometer from his mouth. He is regretting going out the night before when he thought he was coming down with flu. MV of him looking ill at party.

    VS of of him wrapped up in bed taking lots of different kinds of medicine for his various ailments. CU bottle of castor oil. A stern voiceover warns us to stay in bed if we feel we have flu.

    End title reads: "It's A Serious Thing To Spread Influenza".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1534.15
    Media URN:
    60074
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:54:00 / 01:15:55:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 080 B

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