• Short Summary

    A trailer asking people to use their handkerchief when sneezing to stop spread of germs.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Ministry of Information. Government official.

    Trailer: sneezing. A warning not to spread germs.

    Various shots of people sneezing at work to the soundtrack of the song "Hands, Knees and Bumps a Daisy", the word knees is changed to sneeze.

    Intertitle - 'coughs and sneezes spread diseases. Time lost through colds and 'flu each year is equivalent in production to - 3,500 tanks and 1,000 bombers and 1,000,000 rifles. Trap the germs in your handkerchief. Help to keep the nation fighting fit.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1350.12
    Media URN:
    44501
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/01/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:19:00 / 01:23:19:00
    Canister:
    44/8

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