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Summary: A road-safety film, dealing with the dangers of blackout conditions.
Description: A cyclist, a despatch-rider, a woman motorist, a lorry driver and a pedestrian are all involved in an accident - a Police Constable explains that each is partly to blame: the cyclist had no rear light; the despatch rider was going too fast; the woman was on an unnecessary journey and too close to the lorry; the lorry driver was driving by the line down the middle of the road; the pedestrian was too inconspicuous.
Production Details: Ministry of War Transport (Production sponsor)
Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Public Relationship Films (Production company)
Wallace, Lewis Grant (Production individual)
Massingham, Richard (Production individual)
Heller, Otto (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations:
Keywords: propaganda, British - practical: road safety (object name)
society, British - precautionary: blackout (object name)
GB, England (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 578 ft; Running time: 7 mins