Title Details

Play Safe

World famous cricketer Sir Donald Bradman explains to children the importance of road safety.
Year : 1948 | Total Duration : 9 Minutes | Producer : Stanley Hawes
Director : Jim Pearson |
Children playing in school playground, group of boys playing cricket in street. Near accident with car, Donald Bradman gets out of car and talks to boys about road accidents. Boy on bicycle hanging on to side of moving tow truck. Bradman with group of boys in car. Boy riding correctly. Boys catching a ride on a moving tow truck, one falls into road. Boys jump from moving bus, stepping of stationary bus in orderly line. Boy jumps on moving tram. Men loading truck, man guides driver reversing truck, girl on tricycle down street, nearly has accident. Girl with basket and money to do errand, girl nearly causes an accident and then how to avoid one. Boy carrying boxes dangerously on bicycle. Girl with boxes crossing road with obscured vision.
Access No. 40189 | 6 mins 16 secs | 1940s | Bondi, Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Children running out of school gates in all directions onto road, 2 boys on school patrol with flags guide line of boys across road in pairs. Children's faces as they look both ways whilst crossing. Children at road next to beach wearing swimming costumes, cross road dangerously. Boys getting out of Donald Bradman's car with dog, tying rope around dog's neck, boys preparing to play cricket in street. Bradman joins in, batting ball with tin cans as stumps. Bradman talks to boys and to camera about road safety and how to avoid accidents.
Access No. 40203 | 2 mins 59 secs | 1940s | Bondi, Collaroy, Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |