Title Details

Children on the Road

Telling children of the danger of playing on the road.
Year : 1947 | Total Duration : 5 Minutes |
Pan from boys playing in school playground to boys playing cricket in bare feet on the street. Car driven by Sir Donald Bradman narrowly missing one of the boys. Bradman giving boys lecture on not playing on the road, driving them to park where they watch boy on bicycle hitching ride with truck. Example of safe bicycle riding with hand signals. Other examples of boys engaging in unsafe activities such as tail-wagging on back of tow truck and tram hopping. Children out of school gates running onto road contrasted with an orderly exit walking in lines behind flag monitors. Boys with dog setting up for cricket in backyard, Bradman batting in suit, boy bowling him out.
Access No. 149468 | 5 mins 10 secs | 1940s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |