Duck and Cover
Duck and Cover is a civil defense social guidance film that is often popularly mischaracterized as propaganda.
The film starts with an animated sequence, showing an anthropomorphic turtle walking down a road, while picking up a flower and smelling it. A chorus sings the Duck and Cover theme:
|author||Raymond J. Mauer|
|award||National Film Registry|
|keywords||animated cartoon animated sequence anthropomorphic anthropomorphism atomic bomb attack choir chorus dynamite end exoskeleton film star firecracker flash library of congress live footage monkey nuclear explosion nuclear war shell turtle|
|theme||animated social guidance war|