Title Details

Dead on Their Feet

A trailer on road safety rules for pedestrians.
Year : 1958 | Total Duration : 2 Minutes | Producer : John Martin-Jones
Director : Rhonda Small |
Focus on people's feet walking down public stairs and GS six pedestrians walking along street together. WS of them crossing road with one turning back to buy newspaper from paper seller. Tilt to traffic policeman raising hand. CU to man's feet and car screeching to halt over newspaper. Five passengers alighting and walking in front of bus as car screeches to halt. Four people leaving pub. ECU car as man crosses road. GS to feet as he lays on road. Travelling shot POV driver as woman crosses road. CU to her purse contents scattered on road. Young couple by side of road. Man runs across road towards bus and is hit by car. CU his arm on road. Young woman walking through park and getting into car. Zoom out as she signals with hand and pulls out onto road. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 147705 | 2 mins 9 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |