AIDS don't die of ignorance: AIDS monolith
digital file Colour Sound 1987 0:49
Summary: A television advertisement warning people of AIDS and encouraging them to read the government-produced leaflet, 'AIDS Don't Die of Ignorance'. 1 segment.
Title number: 18274
LSA ID: LSA/21431
Description: Segment 1 Violent flames are seen against a black background a man is chiselling something. John Hurt's voice is heard saying that AIDS is a deadly virus that can be passed on to a man or woman from anyone who is infected. The man is revealed to be chiselling 'AIDS' into the surface of a black monolith. The monolith falls to the ground, and the government-produced leaflet, 'AIDS Don't Die of Ignorance' drops onto it, followed by a bunch of white flowers. Time start: 00:00:00:00 Time end: 00:00:49:02 Length: 00:00:49:02
Credits: Narrated by John Hurt (permission courtesy of Ad Voice, a division of Independent Talent Group), AIDS Monolith music written by Hans Zimmer & published by Air Edel Associates Ltd .
Further information: This video was made from material preserved by the BFI National Archive
Keywords: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Public Health; HIV
Locations: United Kingdom