• Short Summary

    Transport Minister introduces the new edition of the Highway Code.

  • Description

    London.

    CU. Poster - Exhibition at ROSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) House. SCU. Working models, car and bus. SCU. Working model, zebra crossing. SV. Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Mr John Boyd-Carpenter, looking at exhibits, he turns and faces camera. SCU. Minister talking (natural sound): "Last year nearly a quarter of million people were hurt on the roads...". As he continues to talk, images appear - GV. Oxford Street, very busy. SV. Two Women about to cross the road. GV. Oxford Street. SV. Pan, ambulance (lib.) CU. The Highway Code. SCU. Book being opened. SCU. Minister of Transport continuing: "By reading it carefully (Highway Code)... practical advice... we can protect ourselves from being ... or killed."

    (Lav. & Neg.) (Orig. "C") (Title Scene "D")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    513.26
    Media URN:
    30592
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:46:00 / 01:41:52:00
    Canister:
    55/24

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "ROSPA House" seen here was situated at 17 Knightsbridge, London.

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