• Short Summary

    A children's road safety course is set up at a school in Manchester.

  • Description

    Children's road safety.

    Manchester, Greater Manchester.

    Various shots of a miniature town and street set up in a school in Manchester. The children walk, cycle, drive in pedal cars and push prams around it to learn the proper rules of road safety after a child was killed near their school. Various shots of some of the children dressed like traffic policemen directing the others as they make their way about. A crash between a car and bicycle is staged and the "police" come up and ask for licenses before lecturing the culprits.

    M/S of the headmistress chatting to the children and teaching them the rules. A girl takes her pram up to a stall and parks it in front with some difficulty. M/S as another takes her doll to the hospital where a little girl dressed as a nurse tucks it up in bed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1580.22
    Media URN:
    50657
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:19:00 / 01:44:44:00
    Canister:
    NSP 441

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