• Short Summary

    A short trailer film warning people of the dangers of falling down stairs.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    A short trailer film warning people of the dangers of falling down stairs.

    A woman checks her hat in the mirror and then sets off down her stairs. As she walks down the stairs she is putting on her gloves and stumbles and falls.

    CU hole in stair carpet. VS of ambulance being called out. The voiceover says 700 people a year die from falling down stairs.

    CU worn stair carpet and woman catching heel of her shoe in the hole. CU toy left on stairs.

    VS of people fixing things on their stairs to make them safer.

    MS of ambulance passing.

    End title reads: "Watch Your Steps".

    Possibly in tin marked UNSO 39/40.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1522.24
    Media URN:
    59787
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:08:00 / 01:27:08:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 039 F

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