Title Details

Dead Centre

Illustrates the danger of driving in the middle of the road
Year : 1958 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : John Martin Jones
CU target being fired at. Zoom into CU of baby lying on it's back crying. GS baby health centre. High shot over ice skater twirling. ECU human eye. Scientist with test tubes. CU movie camera and blur to focus on family relaxing in living room. Driver with family in car pulling out to street giving hand signal. VS car interior and GS car driving down centre of road taking up two lanes. MS driver in car growing aggressive and WS cars struggling to overtake. Cars speed towards truck on road and black to aftermath of smashed cars. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 147704 | 2 mins 35 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |