• Short Summary

    Ministry of Information film informing parents to protect their children against fire.

  • Description

    Fire Accidents - trailer.

    This is Ministry of Information film warning of dangers of fire.

    Various close up shot of a kitten playing with ball. Several close up shots of babies reaching for various things: a watch, toy, ball, broach... Close up shot of baby's hand, cut to fire raging. Voiceover warns against dangers of open fire around children. Various close up shots of the children hurt in fire with bandaged heads, arms etc. Close up shot of fire. Various shots of the fireplaces, stoves, heaters etc. with wire protection shield in front. 'A fire must be caged' - says voiceover. Little boy playing with kitten in front of fireplace with protective shield around.

    Cataloguer's note: Duplicates of this item exist.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1488.38
    Media URN:
    48565
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:11:00 / 01:48:10:00
    Canister:
    50/78

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