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The CONELRAD 100 of Atomic Films

TITLE: DUCK AND COVER

Lessons of a lifetime


DUCK AND COVER

PRODUCER: Federal Civil Defense Administration
YEAR: 1951

The most infamous of Civil Defense educational films, this is the masterpiece that introduced the world to Bert the Turtle and his mantra to terrified school children to "duck and cover." This short also featured a boy jumping off his bike in mid-ride upon realizing an A-bomb has gone off. Is there an equally silly Russian film? To quote Oliver Stone, "Open the files!"

AMAZON product link: DUCK AND COVER

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ATOMIC HYGIENE: Cold War Short Films
BOMBPROOF
Some may have thought that it was wonderfully civic minded of the Burroughs Corporation to sponsor a film about vital records storage as a component of civil defense, but when 'Bombproof' suddenly turns into an infomercial for the microfilm industry, the company's true motive becomes quite clear.
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