Smoke Alarm: The Unfiltered Truth About Cigarettes (1996)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Woodson ...
Butts Host / Kent / Vantage
Contestant / Quit (voice)
Diane Lozada ...
Contestant / Nerves (voice)
Jeffrey Landman ...
Contestant / Taste (voice)
Zachary Simmons Glover ...
Russell A. Dube ...
Die Sometime (voice)
Paul Hecht ...
J.P. Cameron / Parliament
Janine Wylie / Virginia Slims / Misty / Newport
Josh Soboslai ...
Premium (voice)
Doug Preis ...
Bic (voice)
Marlboro (voice)


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Preachy but entertaining PSA, top quality production
14 December 2010 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Clearly a message piece, in the vein of the After-School Specials, this is still worth a watch.

A very good line-up of voice talents, some excellent stop-motion animation, effective music and some over-the-top melodrama liven up the production and make it entertaining for the full half hour.

Interviews with actual teen smokers and a mouth-cancer survivor humanize the statistics, which are clearly presented and scattered throughout the film, some presented in a game show format. I'd say the folks who made this had as a goal making it unlikely that anyone watching would tune out. The variety is impressive and mostly fun, in spite of the subject.

As an example of their attention to every detail, I noticed, in the newsstand sequence near the end, the issue of Cigar Aficionado with Arnold Schwarzenegger on the cover passes by .

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