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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 aimed at 9-12 years olds

‘Smoking and you’ (1963)
A film demonstrating the risk of cigarette smoking through diagrams and a ‘smoking machine’.

Two short companion adverts from the 1980s
‘Anti-smoking Baby’ – Anti-smoking advertisement featuring a man smoking over a baby’s crib.

Natural Born Smoker’ – An anti-smoking advert that shows what a human would look like if smoking was a natural activity.

Funded by the Welcome Trust


Free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.