David Bellamy describes how and why tobacco came to Europe, and explains the biochemical secrets behind its addictive appeal. He presents some remarkable facts and figures about just how lethal it can be, and offers vivid and harrowing human evidence of the crippling damage tobacco can inflict. Together with Lee Peck he suggest that big business and governments help to foster this habit which killed 100,000 smokers in Britain in 1984.
Made in 1984 this film reflects the cultural attitudes and language of the time it was made. The issues raised are timeless.
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