• Short Summary

    Public health trailer about spread of common cold - "Coughs and sneezes spread diseases!"

  • Description

    Title reads: "M of I - Government Official".

    Ministry of Information public health trailer about spread of common cold - More Hanky Panky - Use Your Handkerchief.

    Cartoon: post boy sneezes as he passes letter to man behind desk, man sneezes over secretary who sneezes over clerk who sneezes over cleaner who sneezes over another secretary who ... uses her handkerchief and prevents to germ spreading to the company boss. We then see the same office - it is completely deserted except for the boss who is overwhelmed by piles of paperwork and telephone calls.

    End title: "Coughs and sneezes spread diseases... trap the germs in your handkerchief!"

    NB: item is part of Gazette issue 45/011.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2915.36
    Media URN:
    84149
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:58:00 / 01:57:18:00
    Canister:
    45/11 (TRAILERS)

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