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Duck and Cover (1952)

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Starring
Robert Middleton Robert Middleton
Narrator


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Duck and Cover

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Do what the turtle does to live!

16 years, 11 months ago at May 5 11:41
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Who better to teach you about the actions you should take if an atomic bomb were to drop? That's right, a cartoon turtle! Nowadays this is just laughable because we know better than to hide under your desk. Telling children to copy a cartoon turtle does seem a little odd, but oh well!

This is a great introduction into the world of crazy educational shorts.
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Release date: 7 January 1952
Tags: Animation (2), Short (2), War (1), Childrens (1), Educational (1), 1950s (1), Animals (1), 1952 (1), Public Domain (1), Turtle (1)
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1001 Animated Shorts You Must See - The Full List (1001 movies items)

"DIR: Anthony Rizzo SUMMARY: The United States Government's public information film about what to do in the event of a nuclear attack. WHY IT'S HERE: 'Duck and Cover' has become something of a cult artefact, chiefly because of its ridiculous assertion that getting under a desk and covering your head with your hands will make a significant difference in an atomic explosion. Very little of this 9 minute short is actually animated but notably the poster boy for the Duck and Cover campaign is Ber"



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