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  • Short Summary

    A scheme starts to encourage people to dump out of date medicines.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - Colour material.

    CU mass of pills, tablets etc. in dump. They are mainly in medicine bottles or in strips.

    VS Warning pamphlets about out of date medicines are picked up by housewife, who then clears out all pills and bottles from medicine cupboard. She puts them into a paper bag. CU leaflets landing on doormat. Woman delivering "Pill Dump" pamphlets into door letter boxes.

    VS Tower block area. Pan from block to show children playing football on tarmac pitch.

    E/C Neg. 218 ft.

    Tower block area. E/C Neg.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3406.17
    Media URN:
    92631
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1976
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:07:00 / 01:58:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 4678 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    A clapperboard at 02:33 identifies the date of filming as being 13 October 1976.

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