On March 1st CONELRAD, the website devoted to Cold War popular culture, launched a campaign to get the 1951 Civil Defense film “Duck and Cover”into the Library of Congress’s National Film Registry. The deadline is March 30th. “Duck and Cover” features animator Lars Calonius’s (now deceased) cartoon creation “Bert the Turtle,” a character that has become synonymous with the Atomic Age.
In this time of “Homeland Security”, what could be more appropriate?
So check out this website for more information – and learn why Mia Farrow is the “Duck & Cover Girl”!