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SLIDES ON "THE FOUR PESTS."

除 "四害" 幻灯片

Circa 1960.

Intended for use in public lectures, these five transparencies—from a set of 27—were produced by the Beijing Slide Production Factory. Often these slide sets came with explanatory booklets, but such booklets have been lost from this set, and the sponsoring organization is unknown.

Eliminate rats. Circa 1960. Two rats are shown. One rat is looking up with an alarmed look at 5 bottles of liquid, presumably poison.

Eliminate rats.

The damage that rats can do. Rats are shown chewing on wires, with a subway train on the left. Circa 1960. A bolt of lightning appears in the middle of the picture to illustrate electricity.

The damage that rats can do. Rats are shown chewing on wires, with subway train on the left.


The natural predators of mosquitoes are the bat, frog, spider, and others. Circa 1960. These animals are shown on the left side of the slide.  On the right side a mother speaks to her children, one holding a mosquito net.

The natural predators of mosquitoes are the bat, frog, spider, and others.

Everyone takes action to eliminate rats. Circa 1960. A doctor appears in the foreground.  People are shown taking action to combat rats, such as with traps and poison.  A cat, an owl, and another animal are shown.

Everyone takes action to eliminate rats.


Different methods of catching and killing rats. Circa 1960.

Different methods of catching and killing rats.