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Hollywood Images: Is Tobacco Use Back In The Picture?

“Unless the film industry acts to keep smoking out of youth-rated movies, millions more will be influenced to smoke, resulting in tobacco-induced cancers, heart and lung disease, or stroke,” said Dr. Fernando Stein, president of the American Academy of P
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Jul 21, 2017 15:54
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[Japan] A Story of Tobacco

In front of a girl with the traditional Japanese hairstyle, a small man on a desk says, "women descended from tobacco." The girl laughs at him and traps him under a glass. The angry man puffs on a cigarette in a pipe and blows smoke at the girl. The girl
National Film Center, the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (NFC). (jp)
added Jul 21, 2017 05:00
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Le CiNéMa Club Presents Its Movie of the Week. What?

The 1926 “A Story of Tobacco,” directed by Noburo Ofuji (whose memorial museum is the subject of part of the website), is a fantastical fable that mixes live action and animation in a fashion not dissimilar to what the American animator Max Fleischer wa
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2017 04:53
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Review: ‘The Midwife’ Is Unflappable, Until the Past Blows In

Béatrice reaches out to Claire for the standard-issue movie melodrama reason: She’s gravely ill (with a brain tumor) and is afraid of dying alone. Yet she won’t alter her behavior, which includes a lot of smoking and drinking
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2017 04:50
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Should Movies Showing People Smoking Be Rated-R?

Gildemeister, head of research operations for the Parents Television Council... said that although it's "laudable" that people and filmmakers are concerned about the negative influence that tobacco use in movies has on children, it seems as though there i
Christian Post
added Jul 20, 2017 16:50
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Why Smoking in Films Harms Children

“Keeping smoking onscreen is like putting arsenic in the popcorn,” Dr. Glantz said. The new study “shows they’ve taken half of the arsenic out,” he said. “Now they need to take the rest out.”
New York Times
added Jul 17, 2017 13:56
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A new CDC report could reignite the debate over Hollywood's influence on teen tobacco use

Shifts in the way we consume tobacco are keeping the habit alive onscreen and raising concerns over public health — especially for teens The CDC cast a wide net for how it defines tobacco use in its July 7 report, counting any incidents that feature ciga
Vox Media
added Jul 14, 2017 03:40
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Sarah Silverman A Match For ‘Battle Of The Sexes’

is set to play Gladys Heldman. She was the founder of World Tennis magazine; she supported Billie Jean King and other female players who formed the Virginia Slims Tour in the early 1970s that was the precursor of today’s WTA Tour. She is a member of the I
Deadline Hollywood
added Jul 11, 2017 18:44
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ARCHIVE: Billie Jean King Full Film

During her professional tennis career, King won 39 Grand Slam titles, helped form the Virginia Slims Series (pre-cursor to WTA Tour), founded the Women’s Sports Foundation and Women’s Sports magazine, and co-founded World TeamTennis (WTT).
PBS
added Jul 11, 2017 17:34
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Tobacco Gets More Screen Time in Blockbuster Movies, Study Shows

The increase was especially large among top-grossing movies with R ratings, which saw a 90 percent rise in tobacco-use imagery, though researchers noted with special concern that movies rated PG-13 also saw a sizable increase: 43 percent. That, they said
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2017 17:08
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