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Green Cross Code - He's Great
David Prowse (the frame of Darth Vader) appears as the iconic Green Cross Code Man, heaping praise on a young GXC expert.
Public Information Filler 1976 mins
David Prowse, the frame (but not voice) of Darth Vader in the original Star Wars (1977-1983) movies, appears as the iconic Green Cross Code Man (iconic is a much overused word but here it really is apt, at least to children of the 70s). Here the man in green tights heaps praise upon a young GXC expert.
Public Information Films
Government sponsored film 1940 5 mins
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Public Information Filler 1978 mins
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Animation & Artists Moving Image 1948 9 mins
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Public Information Filler 1943 10 mins
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Public Information Filler 1949 1 mins
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Industry sponsored film 1960 24 mins
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Documentary 1973 15 mins
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Industry sponsored film 1957 20 mins
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Documentary 1952 30 mins
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Industry sponsored film 1957 9 mins
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