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´Darkest Hour´ Warns Viewers About Dangers Of Churchill´s Secondhand Cigar Smoke


Added 12-25-17 07:51:02pm EST - “He warned Britain and the United States about the rise of Adolf Hitler.” - Dailywire.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailywire.com: “'Darkest Hour' Warns Viewers About Dangers Of Churchill's Secondhand Cigar Smoke”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

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And the new Churchill biographical film, "Darkest Hour," wants you to know that “there are serious health risks associated with smoking and with secondhand smoke.”

That line is included in the film’s credits, which also say that “the depictions of tobacco smoking contained in this film are based solely on artistic consideration and are not intended to promote tobacco consumption.”

Not surprisingly, the warning did not distinguish between cigarette smoke, which is inhaled, and cigar smoke, which is not.

Gary Oldman, who delivered what many critics say is an Oscar-worthy performance of Winston Churchill, has a cigar between his lips in nearly every scene of the film. It’s often not even lit — true to history, as Churchill often simply chewed on a cigar before smoking it.

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