An early warning cartoon influenza

04 Jul 2021

⁣ Here is a motion cartoon from the
earliest days of motion-pictures that likely was made at the time of the
1918 Spanish-Flu epidemic. So far, we have been unable to verify its
origin, but there is no reason to think it is a counterfeit. Its value
will be immediately recognized, not in its rarity or as a collector’s
item, but its editorial commentary that is stunningly contemporary to
our present day. Popular sentiment a hundred years ago clearly was far
more aware of a hidden agenda

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