• Short Summary

    Footage of model train accident for the benefit of children in the United States of America.

  • Description

    United States of America.

    Titles read: "CALAMITY ! - A little lesson - in every sense... on danger !"

    L/Ss of steam train moving at speed through what looks to be the desert, a car speeds along by the side of it. L/S of the train going around bend the car collides into the side of it with a bang, the train keeps going. However, all is not as it seems as the sea can be seen lapping against the shore in the background, the train is actually a model. A policeman explains to children who have just witnessed the accident to be careful when they are driving when they are older.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1600.29
    Media URN:
    51360
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:49:00 / 01:58:32:00
    Canister:
    PSP 766

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