Atomic Memories (1950)

Genres - Historical Film, War  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Propaganda Film, Social History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Brian Gusse

This documentary features several short films made during the height of the Cold War, when the United States was obsessed about what to do in case of an atomic attack by the Russians. Included are Duck and Cover, a cartoon showing children how to protect themselves if an atom bomb is dropped on their school, Survival Under Atomic Attack, Atomic Dilemma and Atomic Bomb Tests--Bikini.



Cold-War, government, nuclear-weapon, propaganda, public-health