- Title: CF742
01:00:39 - 01:03:30
Man in suit and glasses talks about communist objectives and strategy. Diagram representing communist power: Spiritual, Political, Economic, Cultural. Hammer and sickle in the background. Presenter: “...what cannot be controlled must be undermined and destroyed”.
01:03:31 – 01:07:50
Propagandist animation showing the evils of communism. Clenched fist, destroying buildings. Iron fist of Communism. Troops, statues of leaders. ‘Communists’ looking evil.
01:07:51 – 01:11:17
Presenter walks over to whiteboard to demonstrate diagram representing political and cultural structure of a society. Animation of a Communist soldier dropping into a ballot box.
01:11:18 – 01:15:29
Diagram representing agricultural land ownership and reform. Nationalisation of business. Infiltration of police force and government departments by communist parties to gain power.
01:15:30 – 01:18:44
Animation of a Communist snooping through a filing cabinet; dark figure in silhouette passing the information to Communist official behind a desk. Great animation of American-looking man sat behind a desk holding a piece of paper. Large text bubble points to paper, saying ‘Anti-Communist Plans’. Weight with the word ‘Blackmail’ descends from above man. Four men sit behind desks representing different political ideologies.
01:18:45 – 01:20:05
Animation of Communist ‘accusing’ an honest, decent official. Corruption. Picture of man hunched over typewriter, with words ‘Rebuttal!!’ dancing above his head. Animation of printing presses. Newspapers whizz past on the press, headline: ‘Accusation’. Lots of people reading copies of this newspaper. Tough-looking Communist passes judgement upon a political leader from high podium, who is then seen hanging from the gallows. Still of terrified family fleeing from their oppressors.
01:20:06 – 01:25:34
One man, labelled ‘socialist’, sits arm in arm with another, labelled with the hammer and sickle, plotting to form ‘one party’. Picture of ‘polling place’. Man asleep in his bed with money (coins) stacked next to him. Man is removed from his house by guards. Doctor, with ball and chain bearing the hammer and sickle round his ankle, examines patient. Lawyer, also with ball and chain, gives speech to superiors. Great picture of a writer at his typewriter. As he types, only hammer and sickle sign appears on the paper. Dancer onstage, whose shadow forms the hammer and sickle. Same concept for musicians and artists.
01:25:36 – 01:29:13
Worker looks nervously over his shoulder as his Communist boss stares at him, making notes on a clipboard. Family sits at home, overcrowded, with hammer and sickle mounted on wall. Long queue for food at a shop. Diagram of church.
01:29:14 – 01:31:19
Picture of people dressed as different workers. Typically 1950s in pattern and style.
- Keywords:USA, PROPAGANDA, PARANOIA, COMMUNIST THREAT, COMMUNISM, TOTALITARIANISM, SOCIALISM, RED MENACE, DOMINO EFFECT
- Master Title:CF742