The Smoking Machine (1964)

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    United Kingdom

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    Non Fiction


Five children, their curiosity provoked by their friend, Jim, a teenage cigarette chain-smoker, set out to discover why people smoke. They observe various addicts, and find an extraordinary contraption which smokes cigarettes automatically. The children chase and finally corner Jim, who, in revealing his secret, provides the young detectives with the final clue. Intended primarily for children aged 9-12.

Investigation for pre-teenagers, into the reasons why young people take up smoking.

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