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All posts tagged "propaganda film"
In 1982, the hilarious documentary “The Atomic Café” reminded us that the threat of nuclear war was no joke
Released into theaters in 1982, at the peak of the so-called “No Nukes” era, a hilarious and satirical documentary called The Atomic Café — which aired frequently on “Night Flight,” and even inspired our occasional “Atomic TV”...
- Posted April 19, 2017
“What Were They Thinking??”: Two heroic American icons in “some very bad films with planes in them”
What Were They Thinking?? collects three short aviation-themed public domain films which we’ll admit isn’t the typical kind of selection you’ll find among our current collection of genre movies and music documentaries over on our Night Flight...
- Posted August 16, 2016
“420 Triple Feature”: Three funny educational shorts to keep you from having an “unpleasant bummer”
Once again we’ve come to another 4/20 date on the calendar, which is, as this clip’s narrator says, “an internationally recognized holiday as well as a daily excuse for stoners, potheads and even the recreational marijuana user...
- Posted April 20, 2016
Feed your head: Lockheed’s unintentionally hilarious anti-drug “case study” films from the late 60s
In 1969, the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation created a series of short and presumably unintentionally hilarious anti-drug propaganda films, which we think were meant for junior high age kids to watch but we have to imagine they might...
- Posted February 7, 2016
John Ewing’s 1981 animated short PSA film “Smoking: The Choice is Yours”
Although “Smoking: The Choice is Yours…” contains no actual studio credits, this 1981 short PSA film for Walt Disney Educational Media was directed by a Texas-born, New Zealand-based former Disney animator named John Ewing. It was distributed...
- Posted October 12, 2015
“Dating: Do’s & Don’ts”: Good Ol’ American “Mental Hygiene” Propaganda
1949’s Dating: Do’s and Don’ts is one of the earliest examples of the so-called “mental hygiene” 16mm educational films — and a rare Kodachrome color example at that — made for the purpose of targeting adolescents from...
- Posted April 26, 2015
“The Weird World of LSD” And Other Mind-Bending Anti-Acid Propaganda
By the mid-60s, with the countercultural threat of recreational drug use among teens and twenty-somethings on the rise, schools, medical organizations, and even governmental agencies began to re-think their priorities, and re-sort their meager budgets, in order...
- Posted April 13, 2015